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US exits Open Skies treaty; accuses Russia of breaching

Washington: Blaming Russia's non-compliance, the US has moved to leave the 35-nation ‘Open Skies’ Treaty that permits unarmed aerial surveillance flights over dozens of participating countries. The treaty came into force in 2002 and is designed to boost confidence and assure against attacks. But senior US officials said the country was withdrawing due to repeated Russian violations...