At a distance of several dozens minutes, US State Secretary Mark Pompeo retweeted an important announcement of Jens Stoltenberg , NATO Secretary General :
Secretary Pompeo Retweeted Jens Stoltenberg
The US and NATO agree: Russia violated the INF, and leaving the agreement is in the best interests of our collective security. Treaties are worthless unless respected by all signatories.
Today, the #INFTreaty
ceases to exist. Russia bears sole responsibility for the Treaty’s demise. #NATO
will respond in a measured & responsible way and continue to ensure credible deterrence & defence.