Fresh Session Of Commission Under US-Russia New START Treaty To Be Held In April - Ryabkov

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Fresh Session of Commission Under US-Russia New START Treaty to Be Held in April - Ryabkov

The next session of the Bilateral Consultative Commission under the US-Russia New START Treaty (Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty) will be held in April, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov said Tuesday

PARIS (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 12th February, 2019) The next session of the Bilateral Consultative Commission under the US-Russia New START Treaty (Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty) will be held in April, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov said Tuesday.

"The next, regular session of the Bilateral Consultative Commission under the US-Russia New START Treaty will be in April. One is in the fall, one is in the spring," Ryabkov told reporters in Paris.

The New Start Treaty entered into force on February 5, 2011. It has a 10-year duration with option to extend for no more than five years.

The aggregate limits of the Treaty restrict the United States and Russia to 1,550 deployed strategic warheads each. The Treaty also includes an aggregate limit of 800 deployed and non-deployed ICBM launchers, SLBM launchers, and heavy bombers equipped for nuclear armaments. Within that limit, the number of deployed ICBMs, SLBMs, and heavy bombers cannot exceed 700.

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