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Russia ‘probably’ violating nuclear test ban treaty, top US official says

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Claim by Lt Gen Robert Ashley drew scepticism as nuclear test watchdog says monitoring system has detected nothing unusualThe head of the US defence intelligence agency has claimed that Russia has “probably” been violating the nuclear test ban treaty by carrying out low-yield tests in a remote Arctic facility.The claim by Lt Gen Robert Ashley drew widespread scepticism from nuclear weapons experts who said it appeared to revive earlier allegations made by US hawks which have not been substantiated. Continue reading…



Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/may/29/russia-nuclear-test-ban-treaty-probably-violating-us

Author : Julian Borger in Washington

Publish date : 2019-05-29 21:23:29

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