Russia cease destruction of plutonium

Russia cease destruction of plutonium

World October 3, 2016 16:00

moscow - Russia because of rising tensions with the United States decided to provisionally stop the destruction of plutonium suitable for nuclear weapons.

President Vladimir Putin issued a decree Monday before the motivation ' the unfriendly actions of the US '' against Russia and a threat to strategic stability.

Moscow and Washington have each agreed in 2000, 34 tons of highly radioactive plutonium defuse for war purposes. This would be launched in 2010. The Russians accuse the Americans not to comply with the agreement.

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