Mogherini: EU hopes INF Treaty may still be preserved
The European Union hopes that there is still a way to preserve the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF Treaty) and fully implement it, EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said on Wednesday, Sputnik reportrs.
"Europe has benefited from INF Treaty, even if we are not in it… We continue to hope that there is a way to maintain it and to fully implement it, and the two things should go hand-in-hand, for sure. We will continue discussing this also with NATO Secretary General [Jens] Stoltenberg, as we have done during the NATO ministerial meetings in the last months," she said, answering whether it was planned to discuss the fate of the INF Treaty.
Stoltenberg is expected at the talks in Bucharest, Mogherini added.