Open Skies Treaty

Open Skies Treaty is an international treaty that allows member countries to conduct unarmed aerial reconnaissance flights over each other’s territories. It objective is to enhance mutual trust between Russia and the West. It came into force on January 1, 2002 and currently has 34 party states. The Russian Parliament recently voted to withdraw from this treaty. The US had earlier pulled out of this pact in November last year.

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