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US Claims Russia Didn't Comply With Arms Deal

The US has accused Russia of not following the New START nuclear arms treaty. The treaty requires Russia to allow inspections on its territory, but Russia has refused.

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Threat to US-Russian Nuclear Arms Control

A State Department spokesperson stated that Russia's refusal to allow inspections threatens the viability of US-Russian nuclear arms control. The US remains ready to work with Russia to implement the treaty fully.

Postponed Talks on Resuming Inspections

Talks between the US and Russia on resuming inspections were due to take place in November but were postponed by Russia. A new date for the meeting has yet to be set.