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Russia suspends nuclear arms treaty after US says to pull out

02 February, 2019 7:01 pm 7:01 pm

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia has suspended the Cold War-era Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces Treaty, President Vladimir Putin said on Saturday, after the United States said it would withdraw from the arms control pact, accusing Moscow of violations. Moscow’s relations with the West are strained over issues including Russia’s annexation of Crimea from Ukraine, allegations of meddling … Read More

EU looks at help for May, but will not rework Brexit deal

01 January, 2019 11:55 am 11:55 am

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union is considering ways to help Prime Minister Theresa May convince the British parliament to back the Brexit treaty she agreed with EU leaders last month but ruled out on Monday any change to the deal. EU sources told Reuters that senior officials in Brussels are discussing whether and how … Read More

Nuclear ban treaty could come into force in 2019, campaigners say

10 October, 2018 9:36 am 9:36 am

GENEVA (Reuters) – A treaty banning nuclear weapons could come into force by the end of 2019, backers of a campaign that won the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize said in an annual progress report on Monday. The treaty aims to stigmatise nuclear weapons as previous treaties marginalised landmines and cluster munitions. Signatories promise to reject … Read More