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23.03.2017 - 12: 32

Lavrov: The complete elimination of nuclear arsenals will not solve problems

The complete elimination of nuclear arsenals will not solve the problem, the time for that has not yet come, said Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergey Lavrov, speaking in the General Staff Academy of the Russian Armed Forces.

At the same time Lavrov noted that Russia is ready to discuss the possibility of further reductions in nuclear arsenals, reports TASS.

He noted that should take into account all the factors that affect strategic stability.

In September, the Russian Foreign Ministry said that the prospects for further reductions in nuclear weapons depends on "strategic environment", and the tendencies of its development is "not very encouraging."

A source: LOOK

Author: Olga Nikitina

Tags: Lavrov, Russia, nuclear weapons, Politics