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>> This was Russia's very public attempt to prove that it's cruise missile system doesn't violate an arms treaty.>> Now I would like to draw your attention to this->> The last weeks televised demonstration to refute Washington's allegation, hasn't done the job. And has made US threats of pulling out of a decades old treaty even more of a reality.
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On Thursday, Russia deputy foreign minister was quoted by the country's news agencies saying they failed to bridge differences with the United States. Over a landmark cold war area arms agreement and the last stitch talks in Beijing didn't manage to resolve the impasse. The US says the system isn't compliant with the inter-media range nuclear forces treaty because of its long range.
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And has accused Russia of destabilizing global security by refusing to destroy the missile that Washington insists is defying the accord. In response to the deadlock, a senior US official told Reuters on Thursday, that US government will not likely stop pulling out of the 1987 INAF Treaty in the coming days.
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Moscow maintains that Washington invented the violation in order to exit the agreement, something that would allow the US to develop it's own new missiles.