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US-Russia bickering over INF Treaty extends to Japan

Japan’s decision to buy the US-made Aegis Ashore anti-missile system has exacerbated tensions between the United States and Russia over their compliance with the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty, broadening the dispute to Northeast Asia from its initial focus on Eastern Europe. Mikhail Ulyanov, head of the arms-control department at the Russian Ministry of Foreign […]