US Missile Deployment Near Russian Borders May Trigger Conflict Akin to Caribbean Crisis - Moscow

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Washington has been reportedly mulling plans to deploy missiles to Europe following a unilateral decision to withdraw from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty in February 2019. Russia has repeatedly criticised such plans and vowed to deploy its own missiles, capable of reaching all parts of Europe in response, Sputnik reported.


Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov has warned that the US' decision to deploy its missile systems in the vicinity of Russia's borders may not only provoke an escalation of tensions in the region, but also to trigger a standoff similar to the Cuban Missile Crisis.

The US has been reportedly considering the deployment of its missiles in Europe ever since it withdrew from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty in February of this year under the pre-text that Russia has allegedly been violating it.

Russia has repeatedly denied any violations of the missile accord, inviting both US and other states’ representatives to make sure it is in compliance with the INF Treaty.



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US Missile Deployment Near Russian Borders May Trigger Conflict Akin to Caribbean Crisis - Moscow

2019/06/1561374040.jpg
Read: 723     15:28     24 June 2019    

Washington has been reportedly mulling plans to deploy missiles to Europe following a unilateral decision to withdraw from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty in February 2019. Russia has repeatedly criticised such plans and vowed to deploy its own missiles, capable of reaching all parts of Europe in response, Sputnik reported.


Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov has warned that the US' decision to deploy its missile systems in the vicinity of Russia's borders may not only provoke an escalation of tensions in the region, but also to trigger a standoff similar to the Cuban Missile Crisis.

The US has been reportedly considering the deployment of its missiles in Europe ever since it withdrew from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty in February of this year under the pre-text that Russia has allegedly been violating it.

Russia has repeatedly denied any violations of the missile accord, inviting both US and other states’ representatives to make sure it is in compliance with the INF Treaty.



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