February 28, 2018 / 11:14 AM / 10 months ago

Russia's Lavrov says U.S. breaching nuclear arms agreement: Ifax

Sergei Lavrov, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Russia briefs the media at the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, February 28, 2018. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Wednesday that the United States had decided to keep a significant number of rockets in breach of a major nuclear arms agreement, the Interfax news agency quoted him as saying.

Lavrov, speaking in Geneva, was also cited by the TASS news agency as saying that the United States was training Europe’s armed forces on how to use tactical nuclear weapons against Russia.

Reporting by Maria Kiselyova; Writing by Maria Tsvetkova; Editing by Andrew Osborn

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