28 Feb 2023 19:11

Putin signs law suspending Russia's participation in New START

MOSCOW. Feb 28 (Interfax) - Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a law suspending Russia's participation in the Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (New START), the official database of legal information said on Tuesday.

The law on Russia's suspension of the U.S.-Russian Treaty on Measures for the Further Reduction and Limitation of Strategic Offensive Arms will take effect from the day of its official publication.

The law also noted that the Russian president could make a decision on Russia's resumption of the effect of New START.