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Russia and the United States began consultations on strategic stability in Vienna

In Vienna began the meeting of the interdepartmental delegations of Russia and the USA, where the sides will discuss topical issues in the field of international security and arms control, said Monday the Russian permanent mission to the international organizations in the Austrian capital.

Consultations will be held from 27 to 30 July.

In the United States reported the main topic of the talks with Russia in Vienna

Question about deploying anti-satellite weapons will be the main on the negotiations with Russia on strategic stability in Vienna, said the U.S. special envoy Marshall Billingsley.

Recording he put the message Space command of the United States, in which Russia was accused of conducting anti-satellite weapons tests.

Russia will not abandon the development of missiles at the request of the US, said the General

Russia will continue the development of new types of missiles with nuclear engine, there is no reason to suspend these projects, said RIA Novosti former head of the international Treaty Directorate of the defense Ministry Lieutenant-General Yevgeny Buzhinsky.

The special envoy of the U.S. President for arms control Marshall Billingsley said that Russia needs to abandon the development and introduction of new types of missiles with a nuclear engine, calling them "flying Chernobyl".

Cannon retorted to the demand the US to stop development of missiles

. Senator Alexei Pushkov commented on Twitter the words of the special envoy of the U.S. President for arms control Marshall Billingsley, who said that Russia needs to abandon the development and introduction of new types of missiles with a nuclear engine, calling them "flying Chernobyl".

"And the latest US nuclear missiles, which will replace all ICBM "Minuteman", it's a humane weapon, or "angels from heaven"? Note Billingsley: this is the weapon of "doomsday" — outraged the MP.

The US urged Russia to stop development of a "flying Chernobyl"

US calls on Russia to stop development and introduction of new types of missiles with nuclear engine, said special envoy of the U.S. President for arms control Marshall Billingsley.

"We believe that such weapons should not even exist. Why bother to have a cruise missile with a nuclear engine? It is nothing like a flying Chernobyl. Just imagine what a radioactive release will be (it) create in-flight. There is no logic that would justify (the existence) of these systems the day of judgment. I spoke directly to its Russian partners that it is spending huge amounts of money, and they need to stop these destabilizing developments," said Billingsley at a hearing of the U.S. Senate Committee on foreign Affairs.

Special envoy: US not planning to build nuclear hypersonic weapons

The US does not plan to build a nuclear hypersonic weapons, said the special envoy of the U.S. President for arms control Marshall Billingsley.

"Hypersonic (weapons) involves a number of advantages. I think that the US wants no nuclear weapons in this region, and conventional hypersonic weapons (non-nuclear – ed.)," said Billingsley at a hearing of the U.S. Senate Committee on foreign Affairs.

Lavrov confirmed group meeting, US — Russia space in late July

Meeting of experts of the USA and Russia in space under the supervision of Deputy foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov and the special envoy of the U.S. President for arms control Marshall Billingsley will be held at the end of July, said the Minister of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov.

"Ryabkov with Billingsley agreed as part of the process, which is under their supervision occurs to create three working groups. With 25, in my opinion, on the 30th, or from 27 to 30 July in Vienna will hold a meeting of the working group on outer space, on transparency in the nuclear weapons and military doctrines, nuclear doctrines," - said Lavrov during an online session, "Primako readings."

The United States will invite China and Russia for talks on arms control

U.S. welcomes China willingness to negotiate on arms control and invited the Chinese delegation to the talks with Russia in Vienna on this issue, according to the state Department.

Earlier, the Director of the Department of arms control of Chinese foreign Ministry Fu Cong said that China is ready to join trilateral talks on disarmament with the United States and Russia if the US agrees to reduce its nuclear Arsenal to China's level.

USA, said the technical discussions with Russia on nuclear weapons

The U.S. hopes that the technical discussions on strategic stability with Russia will be held in the next few weeks, said the special envoy of the U.S. President for arms control Marshall Billingsley.

"I hope that the next level of discussions with Russia on the level of technical experts will be held in a few weeks," said Billingsley, speaking at the event of the Institute name of the Brookings institution.

The United States is ready to hold talks with China on nuclear weapons

US sees positive shifts in the position of China on strategic stability, said the special envoy of the U.S. President for arms control Marshall Billingsley.

"We see positive signs of evolution in China's position. We are ready to meet with China on a bilateral basis, and also to prepare the ground for holding at the time of the tripartite talks (with Russia)," said Billingsley, speaking at the event of the Institute name of the Brookings institution.

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