#Treaty

.Israel
Israeli Finance Minister Israel Katz shared the news of treaty on Twitter.(Photo credit: Twitter /@Israel_katz)

  • Finance Minister said it will stimulate business development between the countries
  • UAE and Israel's economies have been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic
  • Both the countries have signed several treaties, including on direct flights, visa-free travel, investment, etc

.Moscow, Russia
The bill was published after Putin and new US President Joe Biden held their first phone call Tuesday evening. (Photo Credit: AP / PTI)

  • It said that the two sides had "agreed in principle" to extend New START by five years
  • "On January 26, 2021, Russia and the US signed an agreement on the extension of the treaty," read an explanatory note
  • The bill was published on the lower house State Duma website

.Moscow, Russia
Putin had previously offered an extension to former US President Donald Trump (Photo Credit: AP / PTI)

  • The START treaty is due for expiration on February 5, 2021
  • The treaty will comply the states to limit their nuclear warheads to 1,550 each
  • Kremlin spokesperson said the extension will depend on the details of the proposal 

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
US President Joe Biden wants to press Russia hard on numerous concerns. (Photo Credit: Twitter/

  • The treaty has limited the United States and Russia to 1,550 nuclear warheads each
  • It expires on February 5 after negotiations stagnated under former president Donald Trump
  • Biden's approach is almost the mirror opposite from that of Trump