Biden follows Trump, shuts door on airspace treaty with Russia

Published by

Washington (AFP) – US President Joe Biden’s administration announced Friday it will not return to the Open Skies Treaty, which Donald Trump withdrew from, signaling a toughening stance against Russia. The post-Cold War treaty was meant to foster trust by allowing the two powers and their allies to monitor one another’s airspace, but Trump left the pact in November citing Russian violations. Biden, who has said he is open to working with Russia on some international security issues, ruled out a return to the treaty in the run-up to his summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin on June 16 in …

Read More

Share this Story
Load More Related Articles
Load More In US News

Facebook Comments

Check Also

Brazil passes half a million COVID-19 deaths, experts warn of worse ahead

Published by Reuters By Eduardo Simões SAO PAULO ...