“While the United States wants to avoid returning to the past, the United States and its allies will act in such a way as to prevent Russia's military advantage if the violations (RSDM) continue,” the spokesman told Sputnik RIA "News".
Earlier, the head of the Federation Council’s Defense and Security Committee, Viktor Ozerov, said that by deploying new nuclear weapons on its territory, Germany could push Russia to withdraw from the INF. This statement was made after a message appeared on the German television channel ZDF, citing documents from the US budget department, about the start of preparations for the deployment of new American B61-12 nuclear bombs in the territory aviation Bundeswehr Büchel base in the German federal state of Rhineland-Palatinate.
The German Defense Ministry refused to comment on these reports, and a Pentagon spokesman told Sputnik in an interview that the United States did not believe that they were involved in the violation of any nuclear agreements. arms.
Recently, from the Russian Federation and the United States are increasingly heard allegations of the development of weapons falling under the INF Treaty, which was signed by the United States and the USSR in 1987 year. Russia and the United States began to consult on this issue 11 September in Moscow. According to their results, the Foreign Ministry of the Russian Federation stated that there was no satisfactory data from the Washington side on the questions raised.