Mattis: Talks with Europe on U.S. withdrawal from arms pact yield no alternatives

By Paul SonneOctober 28 at 8:24 AM

PRAGUE — U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said his talks with European allies so far have not resulted in any suggestions of how to deal with Russia’s violation of a Cold War-era arms control pact other than for the United States to withdraw.

Mattis said he asked European allies for ideas at a North Atlantic Treaty Organization meeting in Belgium earlier this month, about two weeks before President Trump announced that the United States planned to pull out of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty, or the INF Treaty.

Read more here: https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/mattis-talks-with-europe-on-us-withdrawal-from-arms-pact-yield-no-alternatives/2018/10/28/636e51a0-daa4-11e8-aa33-53bad9a881e8_story.html?utm_term=.2af0d4307b10
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