The Ambassador spoke about the expectations from the talks between Russia and the USA in Vienna
Moscow hopes that interdepartmental consultations of the Russian Federation and the United States arms control and strategic stability in Vienna on 22 June will be constructive and will help to outline the specific steps to stabilize in this area, said Russian Ambassador to the U.S. Anatoly Antonov.
"We expect that consultations will be held under the leadership of Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs Sergey A. Ryabkov and the special representative of the President of the United States arms control Marshall Billingsley will be constructive, will allow us to identify concrete steps to rectify the situation in the strategic stability," Antonov said in the program "the Big game" on the First channel.
Russian Deputy foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov on Tuesday, RIA Novosti has confirmed that the interdepartmental consultations of the Russian Federation and the United States arms control and strategic stability will be held in Vienna June 22.
On Monday, the special envoy of the U.S. President for arms control Marshall Billingsley announced that it has agreed with the Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Ryabkov on the negotiations regarding the time and place of negotiations on nuclear weapons in June. He said that the talks also invited the representative of China. The official representative of the foreign Ministry of China Hua Chunying said Tuesday that China does not intend to participate in tripartite negotiations with the United States and Russia on nuclear weapons.