How long will it take to walk this back?
- Kay Bailey Hutchison seems to raise prospect of strike
- Washington says cruise missile breaks 1987 INF treaty
The US ambassador to Nato has warned Russia that if it does not halt the development of a new cruise missile in violation of a treaty between the countries, the US will “take out” the missile.
Kay Bailey Hutchison was speaking to reporters about a longstanding issue of contention, a Russian ground-launched cruise missile which Washington says breaks the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF).