Monday 28 November 2022 07:17 PM Biden administration slams Russia for calling off crunch nuclear arms treaty ... trends now
The Biden administration laid blame on Russia for bowing out of nuclear disarmament talks scheduled for Tuesday at the last second.
The State Department said in a statement that Moscow had 'unilaterally postponed' a meeting of the Bilateral Consultative Commission that was scheduled to begin Tuesday in Egypt and last through next week.
It said Russia had promised to offer new dates in the future but gave no reason for backing out of the meeting.
The two world powers were to discuss the new START treaty - the only agreement left that regulates the world's two largest nuclear arsenals. For months Russia has left the world on edge as it threatened to use nuclear weapons during its war against Ukraine.
Representatives from both