Putin Slams Trump Regime’s INF Treaty Pullout: To Respond Tit for Tat

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Feature Article by Stephen Lendman
Putin Slams Trump Regime's INF Treaty Pullout: To Respond Tit for Tat

by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman)

On Wednesday, Vladimir Putin Vladimir Putin addressed Russia's Federal Assembly, comprised of the nation's upper house Federation Council and lower house State Duma.

Along with discussing domestic economic and social issues, he slammed the US, saying "(f)irst it started developing and using intermediate range missiles it deceitfully called targets for missile defenses." 

"Then it began to deploy the Mk-41 launchers in Europe, capable of using intermediate range cruise missiles Tomahawk for combat purposes."

"By doing all this the United States blatantly ignored the provisions contained in articles 4 and 6 of the INF Treaty," prohibiting its actions.

"This is a very serious threat to us. In this case, we will be forced — I want to emphasize this – fo
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