Lavrov: the US cannot confirm the thesis of the inadmissibility of nuclear war
The United States has already two years can not officially confirm that the Russian side put forward the thesis about inadmissibility of nuclear war, Moscow is worried, said Friday the Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.
"We are particularly worried about already the biennial U.S. refusal pereotsenit fundamental principle, the postulate that a nuclear war cannot be won and, therefore, it must never be unleashed," said Lavrov during an online session, "Primako readings."
According to the Russian Minister, for the past two years, the proposal, presented on paper in line with what was agreed between the representatives leads the US and the USSR in the last century, "is on the confirmation from the American side".
The position on the inadmissibility of nuclear war was contained in a joint statement, the Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev and U.S. President Ronald Reagan made a speech in Geneva in 1985.