‘Not the work of a great mind’: Gorbachev slams Trump’s nuclear pact withdrawal

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Moscow: US President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw from a nuclear disarmament treaty with Russia has drawn sharp criticism from one of the men who signed it — Mikhail Gorbachev, who called the…

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In announcing that he would withdraw from the treaty, Trump cited Russian violations of the pact, the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty, which was signed in Washington in 1987 by President Ronald Reagan and…

Gorbachev 1a AP LLLLGorbachev, who is now 87 years old, cast Trump’s decision as a threat to peace.

“Under no circumstances should we tear up old disarmament agreements,” he said.

“Is it really…

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