United States began to implement plans for deployment of weapons in space, Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov

United States began to implement plans for deployment of weapons in space, Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov

At the end of August during the ceremony dedicated to the launch of the United States Space Command, American leader Donald Trump called space the next area of military operations.

In the article called The World at a Crossroads and the System of International Relations of the Future, written for Russia in Global Affairs magazine, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said that the United States has begun implementing plans to deploy weapons in space. The text of the article is posted on the website of the Russian Foreign Ministry.

“Washington has embarked on plans to deploy weapons in space, rejecting proposals to agree on a universal moratorium on such activities,” Lavrov said. 

At the end of August during the ceremony dedicated to the launch of the United States Space Command, American leader Donald Trump called space the next area of ​​military operations.

Later, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff of the US Armed Forces, General Joseph Dunford, said that Washington’s “opponents” in space were Russia, China, North Korea and Iran.

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