The Belarusian Foreign Ministry supported the extension of the Treaty between the United States of America and the Russian Federation on Measures for the Further Reduction and Limitation of Strategic Offensive Arms. The Belarusian ministry called this step a significant contribution to strengthening the architecture of international security and strategic stability. The ministry's statement emphasizes that the agreement reached will lay a solid foundation for further concrete steps in the field of nuclear disarmament and make this process irreversible and multilateral.