January 18, 2019 / 11:13 AM / a year ago

German minister says new tech makes INF missile treaty insufficient

MOSCOW (Reuters) - German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said on Friday that the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF) is necessary but not sufficient given the emergence of new technologies since the treaty was originally signed.

Speaking during a visit to Moscow, Maas highlighted cyber warfare as an example of such new technologies.

Reporting by Sabine Siebold; Writing by Thomas Escritt; Editing by Michelle Martin

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