Vladimir Putin says Russia will not move missiles closer to US unless American missiles move first

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Vladimir Putin said he will match any move by the United States to deploy new nuclear missiles closer to Russia by stationing its own missiles closer to the US, or by deploying faster missiles, or both.

  • ABC
  • Reuters

The Russian President said he was not seeking confrontation and would not take the first step to deploy missiles in response to the US Government’s decision this month to quit a landmark Cold War-era arms control treaty.

But, in his toughest remarks yet on a potential new arms race, he said Russia’s reaction to any deployment would be resolute and that US leaders should calculate the…

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