Moscow, December 7. If Washington will take steps, meaning the scrapping of the Treaty on the elimination of intermediate-range and shorter-range nuclear forces (INF), the response is immediate and the mirror, said Russian Deputy foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov.
In an interview with the newspaper "" Ryabkov stressed that "Russia is committed to the INF Treaty and configured to execute in full".
"But if the Americans will go to the steps, meaning the actual breaking of the contract, our response will be, as the President said Vladimir Putin, "the instant and the mirror," said Deputy foreign Minister of the Russian Federation.
According to Ryabkov, the US deployment in Poland in 2018 multi-purpose complexes Aegis Ashore is in serious violation of the INF Treaty, what about the Russian side has repeatedly pointed to Washington.
According to the INF Treaty, signed in 1987, the parties are prohibited from having ballistic missiles, land-based and cruise missiles with a range of from 500 to 5.5 thousand kilometers.
States has repeatedly put forward accusations against Russia about the alleged breach of contract..