Trump Claims Russia Didn't Adhere To Open Skies Arms Control Treaty | Msnbc
Donald trump's arms control negotiator has warned the us is prepared to spend russia and china "into oblivion" to win a nuclear arms race. by dylan donnelly published: 05:17, fri, may 22, 2020. “russia didn’t adhere to the treaty” the president has previously called for american withdrawal from international agreements when he felt other member countries did not follow the rules. “russia didn’t adhere to the treaty, so until they adhere, we will pull out,” trump said in defense of his latest decision the open skies treaty allows more than 30 nations to carry out. Shaheen said in a statement that withdrawing from the treaty is a “dangerous and misguided decision” and that it “cripples our ability to conduct aerial surveillance of russia, while allowing russian reconnaissance flights over u.s. bases in europe to continue.”. according to the arms control association, the open skies treaty was first proposed by president dwight eisenhower in 1955. Mr. trump has repeatedly called for china to join the united states and russia in talks on an arms control accord to replace new start. china, estimated to have about 300 nuclear weapons, has.