UN secretary-general offers Lavrov condolences on Churkin’s deathWorld February 21, 19:53
OPEC does not see problems regarding growth of Russian oil exportBusiness & Economy February 21, 19:46
Kremlin to bake 100,000 pancakes for MaslenitsaSociety & Culture February 21, 19:23
Production of Mercedes Benz cars to start in Russia in 2019Business & Economy February 21, 18:43
UN Security Council holds a minute of silence in memory of Russia’s deceased envoyWorld February 21, 18:30
Russia and US might launch joint operations against terrorists in Raqqa — ministerWorld February 21, 18:17
Ankara’s talks with Moscow over purchase of S-400 go on positivelyMilitary & Defense February 21, 18:07
Russia's Autovaz starts Lada Vesta sales in GermanyBusiness & Economy February 21, 17:31
Syrian opposition’s Moscow Group to take part in Geneva talksWorld February 21, 17:21
MOSCOW, July 25 (Itar-Tass) - Russian Deputy Defence Minister Anatoly Antonov said non-nuclear precision weapon as nuclear arms should be taken under control.
Speaking at a session of the Russia-NATO Council, Antonov said: “New types of arms led to eliminating the distinction between the efficiency of nuclear and non-nuclear arms. Non-nuclear precision arms should be also taken under control.”
Conventional arms limitations have their significance. “The 2010 New START Treaty implies the absence of arms limitations and determines what delivery means are indispensable,” the Russian deputy minister said.
“Our experts should decide on contribution to military actions by attack unmanned drones, which turned out to be out of the efficiency of old agreements. What should be done with missile defence systems and space arms?” he said.
In addition, it is necessary to take into account the location of armaments, Antonov said, adding that previously this issue was being solved by the CFE Treaty. “Today the factor for creating compact special task units, which are capable of acting at a distance, is more than deployment sites and the number of tanks adjacent to any military district,” the deputy minister said.