Russia insists for extension of START treaty, after this happened

With nuke treaties now endangered between Russia and United States, the former country insisted that it is open to discussing solutions aimed at preventing an arms race with the United States.

Russia is also said to have been batting for the extension of the new START treaty.

The START treaty is due to expire in year 2021.

This comes in the wake of both USA and Russia formally suspending their obligations under the Cold War-era Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty.

The new START or Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty was signed between Moscow and Washington in 2010 and came into force in 2011.

Moscow outlined that the extension of the treaty would be in the interest of the entire world community and that the nation is interested in
avoiding a new missile crisis in Europe and other regions

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