The President of the United States Donald trump in the first telephone conversation with Vladimir Putin criticized the prisoner between the US and Russia agreement on reducing strategic offensive arms. About it reports Reuters, citing two sources in the administration of the President of the United States and a former us official, reports the TV channel “112 Ukraine”.
According to the source, when Putin spoke about a possible contract extension in 2010, trump paused and turned to his aides with the question, what of the Treaty.
After that, the us President said to Putin that the agreement was one of the failed transactions concluded by the Obama administration.
While the White house declined to comment, sending to the official report, which was published after a telephone conversation. In it, according to the Agency, nothing was said about the discussion of the new start Treaty.
Recall, the new start Treaty has been operating since 2011 It was signed by then acting President of Russia and the USA Dmitry Medvedev and Barack Obama in 2010, the document provides for the reduction of nuclear warheads to 1,550, Intercontinental ballistic missiles, ballistic missile submarines and heavy bombers to 700 units. The Treaty was adopted at ten years old, however it can extend for another five.
As reported earlier, trump said that the leak of his telephone conversations with foreign leaders guilty people ex-US President Barack Obama.