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5/22, 12:41 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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US pullout from Open Skies Treaty 'regrettable' - China

The United States withdrawal from the Open Skies Treaty will have a negative impact on security and stability in certain regions around the globe, Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesman Zhao Lijian claimed on Friday.

"We deeply regret the situation," the official said, adding that the decision shows Washington is "abandoning its international obligations."

Earlier, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the country may review its decision to withdraw from if Russia returns to full compliance of the treaty.

Breaking the News / MD