Russia develops new medium-range missile, NATO warns

11:20, 15 July 2019
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In his column for the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung newspaper, Stoltenberg wrote about a mobile missile system that could reach Berlin, Frankfurt am Main and Munich, Deutsche Welle's Ukrainian service reports.

"This is a mobile missile system; it is easy to hide it from tracking systems," Stoltenberg said.

According to the secretary general, Russia even managed to deploy its new development. However, he did not specify the location.

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European Union High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Vice-President of the European Commission Federica Mogherini on July 14 issued a statement on behalf of the EU, in which she warned about the threat of a new arms race.

As UNIAN reported earlier, Stoltenberg called on Russia to use its "last chance" to comply with the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF Treaty). Stoltenberg said the leadership of the Kremlin is obliged to dispose of missiles.

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