UK backs Trump withdrawal from Russia nuclear treaty

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Gavin Williamson says Moscow has made a ‘mockery’ of the weapons treaty and must ‘get its house in order’

Britain stands “absolutely resolute” with the United States, the UK defence secretary, Gavin Williamson, has said, after Donald Trump’s announcement he would pull out of a decades-old nuclear weapons pact with Russia.

Williamson blamed Russia for endangering the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty, which was agreed by the US and the Soviet Union in 1987, and called on the Kremlin to “get its house in order”.

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