Date: a month ago   Category: Military

The head of the Luxembourg forum has noted increase in tension between the Russian Federation, the USA and China in military questions — Rambler News Service


Tension between Russia, the USA and China in military questions raises, proceeds degradation of verification regimes over nuclear weapons. It during the International Luxembourg forum on prevention of nuclear catastrophe "Nuclear strategy and strategic stability" in Geneva was said by the president of the Luxembourg forum Vyacheslav Kantor, the correspondent of RNS tells. "We became witnesses of increase in tension between Russia, the United States and China, growth of military opposition and rivalry in Eastern Europe, in the Middle East, in the western part of the Pacific Ocean and in the Arctic. The situation constantly becomes more and more intense, menacing and difficult predictable" — he has told. Kantor has noted continuation of degradation of verification regimes over nuclear weapons and threat under which there is a Contract on elimination of rockets of average and smaller range because the USA and Russia aren't able to eliminate mutual claims. "Such important contracts and agreements as the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty, the Contract on the ban of production of the splitting materials, agreements on plutonium, on safety and safety of nuclear weapon and nuclear materials are in a condition of long stagnation" — he has told. According to him, "the pause, unprecedented for nearly five decades, in negotiations on strategic arms proceeds". "Today there are no prospects of the new contract between Russia and the USA. Even extension of the Prague START treaty for 5 years which comes to an end in 2021 seriously isn't discussed" — Kantor has added. In Geneva the conference of the International Luxembourg forum on prevention of nuclear catastrophe "Nuclear strategy and strategic stability" has begun today. Experts of a forum discuss dynamics of the strategic relations of Russia and the USA, arms control, global distribution of the nuclear tool and its consequence for strategic stability.

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