President Biden on Wednesday mentioned that Russian President Vladimir Putin’s decision to suspend the New START nuclear arms treaty is the improper transfer.
“Huge mistake,” he informed reporters in Warsaw, after beforehand saying he didn’t have time to debate the problem.
The New START treaty, which is the one remaining nuclear arms management treaty Russia has with the U.S., is ready to run out in 2026. Putin has raised additional the prospect of nuclear escalation and the danger of a brand new nuclear arms race by asserting the suspension of Russia’s participation in it.
The Kremlin made the announcement in remarks on Tuesday, just hours before Biden made remarks to mark the anniversary of the struggle in Ukraine. Putin in his speech additionally rehashed long-held grievances in opposition to the U.S., NATO and the federal government in Kyiv.
Biden on Wednesday spoke briefly to reporters when he arrived on the Presidential Palace in Warsaw for a gathering with the Bucharest 9, which consists of members of NATO’s japanese flank: Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania and Slovakia. He was greeted by Polish President Andrzej Duda, President of Slovakia Zuzana Caputová, and President of Romania Klaus Iohannis.
Biden is ready to depart Warsaw after the assembly and return to Washington.