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UK Urges Russia to Rethink Leaving START Treaty

UK calls on Russia to reconsider leaving the New START treaty, aimed at reducing strategic nuclear arms, as Putin suspends participation, citing the conflict in Ukraine.

Rishi Sunak
Rishi Sunak

The British Prime Minister's spokesperson has called on Russia to reconsider their decision to leave the New START treaty. The treaty aimed to reduce the number of strategic nuclear arms and was signed by the US and Russia.

Arms Control Vital to Global Security

"Arms control is vital to the security of our planet, and this is another example of Putin jeopardizing global security for political gain," says the spokesperson.

Russian President Suspends Participation in New START

Russian President Vladimir Putin has suspended the country's participation in the New START treaty, stating that it would be "absurd" to have such cooperation while the conflict in Ukraine continues.