Russia has extended an agreement on Space Cooperation with the United States until the end of 2030. The Russian government on Sunday stated that its efforts in space missions have intensified their pace since the agreement with the US forced into action. Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin signed off the proposal to extend the agreement, with a view of peaceful norms between the two heavyweights of outer space.”The extension of the agreement is in the interests of both parties and will contribute to the effective implementation of joint space projects,” the Russian cabinet said in a statement. Astonishingly, the agreement got its first wave ahead in 1992 and has been extended four times since then.
The US has accused Russia of hacking and political interference and has called for tensions between the countries. The US Administration has allegedly asserted the Russian authorities to free jailed Kremlin Critic Alexei Navalny. US President Joe Biden has warned his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin that he would face consequences for meddling in American elections.
Biden’s comments came after Washington ties with Moscow had throttled. The Washington authorities imposed tightening sanctions on Russia over the arrest of Navalny. The citizens of the two countries have been at loggerheads for decades now, and the extension of the Space Cooperations could ameliorate some of the bitter relations. The sanctions proposed by the officials rescinded Russia of certain items related to aviation and space.