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Putin: Russia has no interest in arms race with U.S., but says grave consequences if Trump ends INF

Jan 17, 2019 - The Washington Times

Russia "has no interest in a new arms race," President Vladimir Putin said in an interview published Wednesday, albeit while warning the Trump administration against withdrawing the U.S. from a landmark weapons agreement.

Mr. Putin made the remarks while discussing the future of the bilateral Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty during an interview with Serbian media, according to an English translation released by the Kremlin.

"Indeed, the United States is basically pursu...