On 24 February, the day the story hit world headlines, several independent journalists pointed out that it was fake news.
Lavrov said that Moscow possesses all military-technical means in order to react to the threat posed by the US withdrawal from the historic Cold War-era treaty.
The US support for Kurdish militants, who have been fighting Daesh in Syria, has been a major sticking point in relations between the two NATO allies.
Brussels and London are preparing to delay Brexit until July.
NBC News reports that the US is ready to attack ISIS in the Philippines.