The Ukrainian Crisis has seriously undermined the trust between Russia and its partners on the Vienna document, said on Wednesday Deputy defense Minister Anatoly Antonov, responding to reporters on the results of Russian-Swiss consultations.
"Such contacts, the most important on the background of a serious degradation of existing EU monitoring mechanisms on arms. The crisis in Ukraine has seriously undermined the trust between Russia and our partners on the Vienna document. The reason is the attempts to politicize controls, suppression or misinterpretation of the obtained when using the results, " he said.
it is said that the delegation of the Russian defense Ministry on 19 November, took part in the 2nd round of consultations with the authorized defense Minister of Switzerland on the issues of surveillance arms control and non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction. The agreement on annual carrying out of such meetings was reached by the parties in 2014 according to the results held in the Russian capital the first round of consultations.