In the U.S. Senate introduced a bill immediate renewals start

Member of the U.S. Senate Committee on foreign relations Bob Menendez introduced lawmakers a bill calling for an immediate extension of the Contract on reduction of strategic offensive arms (start Treaty) between the United States and the Russian Federation, reported on the official website of the Senator.

"The bill ... calls for the immediate extension of the new start Treaty and restricts the President from taking any prejudicial action against the new start Treaty," - noted in the message.

Earlier, the US said that think about extending the strategic start-3 Treaty with Russia, which expires in 2021, but I suggest to expand it to a large circle of new weapons not included in the current start-3 and also propose to include in the contract of the PRC. China has said that such negotiations were not interested.

The official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova said earlier that Russia is against artificial linkage States of China's participation and dialogue at the start, which put into question the extension of the document.