Bolton said that he offered Trump a mutual with the Russian withdrawal from the INF Treaty
Former White house adviser for national security John Bolton States that he proposed to the President of the United States Donald Trump is not to consider unilateral withdrawal from the Treaty eliminating intermediate-range and reciprocal with Russia, but he refused.
This is stated in his book "the Room where it happened: a memoir of the White house," which went on sale Tuesday.
According to him, he suggested that the option of a mutual release is more like the President. Plans Bolton broke the trump, who unexpectedly announced plans to withdraw their INF Treaty, answering a reporter's question at a rally in Nevada. Even the US Secretary of state Mike Pompeo, says former adviser, allowed himself a rare for his criticism of the President, calling it "terrible" – to make such an important announcement in this way.
In those days, he just arrived in Moscow for the next meeting with Patrushev.
Last year, the United States withdrew from the Treaty on the elimination of intermediate and shorter-range missiles (INF Treaty), accusing Russia of violating it. Moscow has rejected the accusations and was ready to demonstrate issues caused the rocket to discuss the topic, but the US did not go forward and reached unilaterally.