Russia accuses US of stoking tensions with missile test: TASS

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Russia accused the United States on Tuesday of stoking military tensions by testing a ground-launched cruise missile, but said it would not be ...

, but said it would not be drawn into an arms race, TASS news agency reported.

The Pentagon said on Monday it had tested a conventionally-configured cruise missile that hit its target after more than 500 km of flight, its first such operation since the demise of a landmark Cold War-era nuclear pact this month.The United States formally withdrew from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty with Russia on Aug 2 after accusing Moscow of violating the pact, a charge dismissed by the Kremlin.

The INF banned land-based missiles with a range of between 310 and 3,400 miles , reducing the ability of both countries to launch a nuclear strike at short notice. Ryabkov said that despite the test, Russia did not plan to deploy any new missiles unless the United States did so first.

 

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