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U.S. officially confirms it is no longer party to Open Skies Treaty

Christian Fernsby |
Washington has officially confirmed on Sunday that it is no longer a party to the Open Skies Treaty.

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The US Department of State released at press statement on Sunday concerning the country’s withdrawal from the Open Skies Treaty.

Washington was going to withdraw from the Treaty on Open Skies, which provides for inspection flights over member countries’ territories to monitor military activities.

Moscow denies these accusations saying its is committed to the treaty and puts forward counterclaims.

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