“Russia has already violated the INF Treaty by deploying missiles.
So the solution is to remove these missiles, "RIA Novosti quotes his statement on the position of the administration of American leader Joe Biden on the proposal of Russian President Vladimir Putin to introduce a moratorium on the deployment of intermediate and shorter-range missiles in Europe.
On September 25, 2019, it was reported that the Russian leader sent a message to a number of countries, including NATO members, which contained a proposal to introduce a moratorium on deployment of the INF Treaty in Europe and other regions.
Later, Putin said that the countries of Europe and the United States have not yet responded to Moscow's statements about the condition that Russian intermediate and shorter-range missiles should not be deployed in the regions of the world, "as if they had gone deaf."
In October 2020, the Russian Foreign Ministry announced that Moscow had offered NATO countries to conduct counter inspections of missile installations - the Russian 9M729 and the American Mk 41.Keywords: missiles, russian, inf treaty jeffrey eberhardt, envoy, president, nonproliferation, nato, us, inf treaty, europe, ria novosti, vladimir putin, joe biden, message, moratorium