Russia, U.S. agree on ballistic missile launch data exchange in 2015

Moscow and Washington have agreed on the number of launches of intercontinental or submarine-based ballistic missiles whose telemetric data will be exchanged in 2015, the Russian Foreign Ministry said on Friday.

Moscow and Washington have agreed on the number of launches of intercontinental or submarine-based ballistic missiles whose telemetric data will be exchanged in 2015, the Russian Foreign Ministry said on Friday.

The decision was made at the ninth session of the bilateral advisory commission of the Russian-U.S. Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty held in Geneva on February 10-20.

"The Russian and United States delegations continued to discuss practical issues related to the implementation of the treaty. Consistent with the treaty provisions, they agreed on the number of launches of intercontinental or submarine-based ballistic missiles whose telemetric data will be exchanged in 2015," says a report posted on the ministry website.

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