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Islamic State has seized 700 hostages in Syria, Putin says

21 October, 2018, 00:56 | Author: Ted Wilson
  • After nuclear holocaust we’ll go to heaven as martyrs attackers will die as sinners – Putin

Earlier this month, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Russia's deployment of nuclear-capable missiles in violation of an arms treaty was "untenable", and that without changes by Moscow, the USA would have to match that military capability.

Nearly 3,000 Russian troops are now based in Syria. "Despite our objections, Russian Federation continues to produce and field prohibited cruise missiles and has ignored calls for transparency". "Others are planning to start testing them within the next 1½ to 2 years, and we already have them on duty", the Russian president said speaking at a forum in Sochi, per Military Times.

Putin said his meeting with Trump in Helsinki in July was positive and they had a "normal, professional dialogue" even though their exchange brought strong criticism from Trump.

It banned nuclear and conventional missiles with ranges of 500 to 1,000km, as well as their launchers.

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The treaty, signed by U.S. President Ronald Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev, was the first arms control agreement to eliminate an entire class of missiles.

He added that Russia's nuclear forces are not tailored for a pre-emptive strike, and exist as a second-strike capability meant to deter an attack by a foreign nation. "Threatening American withdrawal will not increase our negotiating leverage, it only falls hook, line, and sinker for Putin's predictable attempts to goad the United States into justifying Russian noncompliance", Markey said. The U.S. State Department later said Moscow had begun deploying the missile.

But they may have more substantive talks on the fringes of a G-20 summit in Argentina later in November.

Bolton will also travel to Azerbaijan for discussions on a range of regional issues including Iran, before continuing to Armenia and Georgia. Russian Federation and China have suggested easing sanctions.

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