(Video) Rajya Sabha TV (RSTV) The Big Picture: USA-Russia Faceoff

(Video) Rajya Sabha TV (RSTV) The Big Picture: USA-Russia Faceoff

Topic: USA-Russia Faceoff

Guest:

  • Dr. Rajiv Nayan, (Senior Research Associate, IDSA)
  • S. R. Tayal, (Former Diplomat)
  • Smita Sharma, (Deputy Editor, The Tribune)
  • Prabhu Dayal, (Former Ambassador)

Topic Description:

US president Donald Trump has said that Washington will withdraw from a landmark 31 year old nuclear weapons agreement with Russia . Trump accused Russia of Violating the treaty and demanded the inclusion of China in the agreement. Meamwhile Russia has hit back at the US saying it's pull out from the treaty will lead to a military escalation and strike major blow against global security .

The Intermediate Range Nuclear Forces Treaty between USA and Russia also known as INF Treaty was signed in December 1987 by the then US President Final Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev. It required both countries to refrain from possessing , producing or test flying a ground launched cruise missile with a range between 500 and 5500 Km.

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Courtesy: RSTV


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