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Russia Cannot Unilaterally Fulfil Plutonium Disposition Deal With US Any Longer

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Russia unilaterally fulfilled the agreement with the United States on disposition of weapons-grade plutonium but no longer considers it possible due to the current tensions, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Monday.

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Moscow Halts Russian-US Plutonium Disposal Agreement Due to 'Hostile' US Actions
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Earlier on Monday, the Russian government said that President Vladimir Putin had ordered to halt a bilateral Plutonium Management and Disposition Agreement (PMDA) with the United States because of Washington's hostile actions.

"The implementation of obligations [by the US side] did not correspond to the document’s provisions. For quite a while Russia fulfilled it on its own, but now, as the president’s decree says, bearing in mind the tensions overall and so on the Russian side does not consider possible the continuation of this situation," Peskov said.

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