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US To Exit Open Skies Treaty Over Russian Violations

Eurasia Review Thursday, 21 May 2020 ()
(RFE/RL) — The United States on May 22 will notify the signatories of the Open Skies treaty that it intends to withdraw from the pact because of violations by Russia.

Washington will provide notification to the other 34 signatories to the accord that it will withdraw in six months but may reconsider “should Russia return...
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The United States announced its intention on Thursday to withdraw from the 35-nation Open Skies treaty allowing unarmed surveillance flights over member countries, the Trump administration's latest move to pull the country out of a major global treaty. Lisa Bernhard has more.

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