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Russia's Putin accuses U.S. of failing nuclear, chemical weapons treaties obligations
October 19, 2017 / 2:44 PM / a month ago

Russia's Putin accuses U.S. of failing nuclear, chemical weapons treaties obligations

SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday accused Washington of not fulfilling its obligations under nuclear and chemical weapons treaties.

Russian President Vladimir Putin leaves after a joint news conference with Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic following their talks at the Bocharov Ruchei state residence in Sochi, Russia October 18, 2017. REUTERS/Alexander Zemlianichenko/Pool

Putin said that despite calls to cooperate on global issues, the United States had demonstrated a “selfishness” that had seen Russia’s national interests ignored in the nuclear sphere.

Reporting by Polina Nikolskaya; Writing by Gabrielle Tétrault-Farber; Editing by Dmitry Solovyov

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