22-23 June, the US special envoy will hold in Austria, negotiations on arms control with the Soviet Deputy foreign Minister. The invitation to the meeting, the Americans sent to China.
it is Planned that the envoy of the American President Marshall Billingsley will meet with Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Ryabkov. In addition, the state Department recalled that sent an open invitation to China to join the debate.
currently the Only Treaty in force between Russia and the USA on the limitation of arms – SNV-3. It expires in early 2021.
the US Administration at different levels emphasizes the need to include China in negotiations to develop a new nuclear agreement. Beijing resolutely refuses to participate in this process because, in his opinion, Washington is continually striving to violate its obligations under the existing agreement. Russia supports the extension of the Treaty, without preconditions.
In March of this year, the U.S. state Department said that the agreement to replace the start-3 should include underwater vehicle, Poseidon, nuclear cruise missiles, ballistic missiles, airborne.