NATO countries will indefinitely suspend participation in the CFE Treaty
November 7. INTERFAX.RU – Washington will suspend implementation of obligations under the Treaty on Conventional Armed Forces in Europe (CFE) from December 7, according to a statement released by the White House.
The report notes that the United States made this decision “in light of a fundamental change in circumstances.”
It states that “a number of our non-NATO CFE partners also support the suspension of implementation of CFE obligations in response to Russia’s actions.”
The North Atlantic Council announced earlier on Tuesday that NATO member states were suspending participation in the CFE Treaty in response to Russia’s decision to withdraw from the treaty.
The Russian Foreign Ministry announced earlier on Tuesday that the procedure for Russia’s withdrawal under the CFE Treaty was completed at midnight.