<pre><pre>Trump says the United States will withdraw from the nuclear agreement with Russia

President Donald Trump confirmed on Saturday that the United States plans to leave a landmark nuclear weapons treaty with Russia over claims that Moscow has violated the agreement.

The Treaty of Intermediate Reach Nuclear Forces of three decades, known as INF, was signed in 1987 by President Ronald Reagan.

"We are the ones who have remained in the agreement and we have respected the agreement, but Russia unfortunately has not respected it, so we are going to rescind the agreement and we are going to withdraw," Trump said. Reporters in Elko, Nevada.

& # 39; Russia has violated the agreement. They have been violating it for many years. I do not know why President (Barack) Obama did not negotiate or retire. And we're not going to let them violate a nuclear agreement and go out and do weapons (while) we're not allowed. "

"We are the ones who have remained in the agreement and we have respected the agreement, but Russia unfortunately has not respected it, so we are going to rescind the agreement and we are going to withdraw," Trump said. reporters in Elko, Nevada

The three-decade-old Treaty of Intermediate Reach Nuclear Forces, known as INF, was signed in 1987 by President Ronald Reagan (seen just during the signing ceremony together with Soviet Prime Minister Mikhail Gorbachev at the White House in 1987)

The three-decade-old Treaty of Intermediate Reach Nuclear Forces, known as INF, was signed in 1987 by President Ronald Reagan (seen just during the signing ceremony together with Soviet Prime Minister Mikhail Gorbachev at the White House in 1987)

The three-decade-old Treaty of Intermediate Reach Nuclear Forces, known as INF, was signed in 1987 by President Ronald Reagan (seen just during the signing ceremony together with Soviet Prime Minister Mikhail Gorbachev at the White House in 1987)

Trump spoke as his national security adviser, John Bolton, was in Moscow to meet with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov before what is expected to be a second summit between Trump and Russian leader Vladimir Putin this year. .

The ties between the United States and Russia are under deep pressure from the accusations that Moscow had in the 2016 presidential elections, as well as the tension over Russian support for the Syrian government in the country's civil war and the conflict in Ukraine.

Trump spoke as his national security adviser, John Bolton, was in Moscow to meet with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov before what is expected to be a second summit between Trump and Russian leader Vladimir Putin this year. . Trump and Putin meet in July

Trump spoke as his national security adviser, John Bolton, was in Moscow to meet with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov before what is expected to be a second summit between Trump and Russian leader Vladimir Putin this year. . Trump and Putin meet in July

Trump spoke as his national security adviser, John Bolton, was in Moscow to meet with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov before what is expected to be a second summit between Trump and Russian leader Vladimir Putin this year. . Trump and Putin meet in July

However, Washington is seeking support from Moscow to find resolutions for the war in Syria and put pressure on Iran and North Korea.

A new summit between Trump and Putin has not been announced, but one is expected in the near future.

The two leaders will be in Paris on November 11 to attend the commemorations that mark the end of the First World War.

A senior Trump administration official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said another possible date would be when both presidents attend the Group of 20 meeting from November 30 to December 1.

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