The administration of Donald trump agreed to discuss with NATO allies the withdrawal from the Treaty on the elimination of intermediate-range and shorter-range nuclear forces (INF), which marked, in 1987, the end of the Cold war between the USSR and the USA.
This was announced after a meeting of the presidents of the United States and France, the news Agency Associated Press.
“The trump has agreed to hold consultations with NATO partners regarding the US plan to withdraw from the Treaty on arms control, concluded with Russia”, – reports the Agency with reference to representatives of the French authorities.
In particular, the assistant to the President of France Emmanuel Macron said the decision was taken during a meeting of the presidents of trump and Macron in Paris on Saturday.
The white house has not commented on the situation. But, Advisor on national security issues trump John Bolton told reporters in Paris yesterday that the United States is in “very close consultation” with its allies in the agreement and is “very optimistic about the General position.”
Trump’s decision to withdraw from the contract worries many in Europe, where a document is regarded as a cornerstone after the era of the cold war.
Recall: recently in France bring together the leaders of the countries participating in the First world war on the occasion of 100-th anniversary of after its completion.