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Moscow says it does not see prospects for extending New START pact with Washington

 

  • Moscow has said that it does not see prospects for extending the new Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty with Washington. 
  • Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said this on 14 Oct, while adding that the countries plan to continue talks nonetheless.
  • The New START accord was signed in 2010. 
  • It limits the number of strategic nuclear warheads that Russia and the United States can deploy. 
  • It is due to expire in February next year.