"I don't think we're talking about the development of a Cold War". It rather came to a new era, which is characterized by the course taken by the United States to destroy the entire disarmament control system, the diplomat noted.
Lavrov on Saturday repeated accusations that Washington itself has been in violation of the deal for many years, while Russian Federation "tried everything to save the treaty" in several rounds of diplomatic talks.
When the United States informed Russia Saturday that it was formally suspending a landmark nuclear arms control treaty that had been a centerpiece of European security for three decades, it was more than just the demise of a cold war-era accord. The threat of these weapons being employed was so great that it led to years of serious negotiations that culminated with President Reagan and President Gorbachev signing the INF treaty.
The INF agreement forbids ground-launched, short- and intermediate-range missiles, but not those launched from the air or sea.
This will not start an arms race; one has been going on for 10 years at least.
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United States officials have emphasised their fear that China, which is not party to the treaty, is gaining a significant military advantage in Asia by deploying large numbers of missiles with ranges beyond the treaty's limit. We need to do something to respond to the USA growth of activity on the perimeter of our borders not in the way they want it. It bans the development and deployment of ground-launched nuclear missiles with ranges of 500 to 5,500 kilometers. New START is the last remaining arms control treaty between the United States and Russian Federation.
It comes amid spiralling tensions between Russian Federation and the US.
Russian Federation has counterclaimed that the USA has broken its end of the deal by setting up an advanced missile defense infrastructure on NATO's side of the borders in Eastern Europe, weapons Moscow has claimed could be also used offensively.
For its part, the U.S. of Donald Trump has stoked Russian anxieties over American intentions by withdrawing from a number of multilateral accords - including the Iran nuclear deal - pursuing superiority in sea- and air-launched missile systems, and talking up development of a new ground-launched cruise missile.
Russian Federation developing additional missile systems is not helpful if Moscow wants to save the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty, US Department of Defence spokesperson Johnny Michael told Sputnik on Tuesday. Not everyone in the U.S.is on board with this, though.
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"Pulling out of the INF Treaty was an unconscionable and reckless act on the part of the Trump administration", said Patrick O'Neill, one of the Kings Bay Plowshares Seven.
After the US gave notice of its intention to withdraw, Putin said Russian Federation would do the same.
"We must not and will not be drawn into a costly arms race", he said.
For China, missiles are indispensable weapons to counter the United States.
"With actions such as Kings Bay Plowshares Seven and the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, also known as ICAN (the 2017 Nobel Prize winner), which is promoting the Treaty for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, this nation could pull back from the brink of omnicide", the Kings Bay Plowshares said in their statement.
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