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EU Says Dumping Nuclear Missile Treaty May Put Security at Risk

The European Union’s foreign policy chief warned that abandoning the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty could threaten EU security and urged strengthening of the landmark Cold War-era agreement instead.

“If we go toward the dismantling of this agreement, Europe’s security could be put at risk,” Federica Mogherini told reporters in Brussels on Tuesday. “We definitely don’t want to see European territory go back to being a battlefield for other powers.”