12:04 GMT11 July 2020
Listen Live
    Get short URL

    Washington should abide by its obligations under the plutonium deal and scrap its anti-Russia measures - this will pave the way for Moscow toward renewing the agreement.

    BERN (Switzerland), (Sputnik) — The suspended Russian-US plutonium disposition agreement could be renewed if the United States begins abiding by it in good faith and lifts anti-Russia sanctions, Speaker of Russia's upper house of parliament Valentina Matvienko said Thursday.

    "We have stated that the renewal of the agreement will be possible only on condition that the United States will in good faith start abiding by it as we do, and of course on condition that sanctions and other restrictive measures against Russia are lifted," Matvienko said at a Russian economic and financial forum session in Switzerland.


    Russian Lower House Adopts Bill Suspending Plutonium Agreement With US
    Russia Rules Out Using Plutonium Falling Under Deal With US to Make Weapons
    President Putin: Plutonium Problems with Washington
    Kremlin on Halting Plutonium Deal: US Stopped Ties After Crimea's Reunification
    sanctions, US-Russia Plutonium Management and Disposition Agreement (PMDA), Valentina Matvienko, United States, Russia
    Community standardsDiscussion