Russia “violates” the contract.
Major buyers of the currency emerged in the market about 20.00 GMT for half an hour, collected half of all applications for the sale of dollars, a registered exchange.
The dollar fell in the morning to 66.22 ruble again came close to the mark of 67 rubles: 21.41 GMT transaction with the expectation of tomorrow was at 66,9 rubles per dollar and 75,8075 of ruble per Euro (+ 38 cents), reports finanz.ru.
The United States gives Russia 60 days to return to compliance with the Treaty on intermediate and shorter-range missiles, said Pompeo.
The agreement signed by Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev in 1987, prohibits the Federation to test and put into service missiles with ranges between 500 and 5.5 thousand kilometers, are aimed at European countries.
Russia “violates” a contract, and if this practice does not cease within two months, the United States will also suspend implementation of its obligations, said the head of the state Department.
“Over the next 60 days we will not develop, produce or host the missile system,” said Pompeo. He added that Washington hoped to change the position of the Russian Federation, but so far no such signs are observed.
US handed over evidence of violations by Russia’s partners in NATO, said on Friday, Der Spiegel: is satellite imagery that captures the trajectory of the rocket SSC-8 and allows to estimate the range.
“These missiles pose an immediate threat to Europe”,- said Pompeo on Tuesday. NATO insights, the United States supported.
Following the meeting of foreign Ministers of member countries of the Alliance issued a joint statement in which they urged Russia to immediately return to compliance with the Treaty.