MOSCOW (Reuters) – The Russian authorities authorised extending an settlement on cooperation in space with the United States till December 2030, information agencies cited the cupboard’s press service as saying on Saturday.
Moscow’s ties with Washington are at a post-Cold War low, with U.S. President Joe Biden saying he believes his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin is a killer who deserves to be hit with sanctions for meddling in U.S. politics, fees the Kremlin denies.
“The agreement …on cooperation in the exploration and use of outer space for peaceful purposes will be in place until December 31, 2030,” the cupboard stated in a press release carried by agencies.
The U.S. Commerce Department final month stated it was tightening sanctions on some exports to Russia, however was partially excluding sure objects comparable to these associated to aviation and space.
Reporting by Alexander Marrow; modifying by John Stonestreet