Russia's top general says Moscow committed to nuclear treaty

MOSCOW, July 31 Thu Jul 31, 2014 12:52pm EDT

MOSCOW, July 31 (Reuters) - Russia's top general, Valery Gerasimov, told the U.S. Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff that Moscow was committed to adhering to the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Treaty after Washington accused Russia of violating the agreement.

"Gerasimov reaffirmed Russia's commitment to fulfilling the provisions of the treaty on intermediate-range rockets," Russian state news agency RIA reported the general as telling General Martin Dempsey in a telephone call. (Reporting by Thomas Grove; Editing by Mark Heinrich)

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