Posts tagged as nuclear arms

‘These missiles can reach Berlin,’ warns Lithuania’s foreign minister

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Lithuania’s Linas Linkevicius tells DW that Russia has been violating the terms of the INF nuclear arms treaty. He says action is necessary to force all parties to comply with the agreement. Linas Linkevicius:  It is just an intention, it’s not yet a decision. Personally, I think this is a tactic, it’s pressure — because Russia has been violating this agreement itself for several years. We all understand that all these…

‘These missiles can reach Berlin,’ warns Lithuania’s foreign minister

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Lithuania’s Linas Linkevicius tells DW that Russia has been violating the terms of the INF nuclear arms treaty. He says action is necessary to force all parties to comply with the agreement. DW: US President Donald Trump announced he was planning to quit the Intermediate-range Missile Force (IMF) Treaty. Is this the right move? Linas Linkevicius:  It is just an intention, it’s not yet a decision. Personally I think this…

NATO does not want new nuclear arms race: alliance chief

Thursday, October 25, 2018

NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg said Wednesday he did not see the alliance’s member states deploying more nuclear weapons in Europe in response to a new Russian missile programme. “We don’t want a new Cold War,” the alliance’s secretary general told reporters. “We don’t want a new arms race. “And I don’t foresee that (NATO) allies will deploy more nuclear weapons in Europe as a response to the new Russian missile,”…