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In Vienna concluded the negotiations of Russia and the USA on strategic stability

Russian-American consultations on strategic stability ended in Vienna, told RIA Novosti in the Russian delegation.

The Russian delegation at the negotiations was headed by Deputy foreign Minister of Russia Sergey Ryabkov, us - special envoy of the U.S. President for arms control Marshall Billingsley.

Consultations have been shed about ten hours.

Previous bilateral negotiations on strategic issues was held in Vienna on 16 January, after which the already irregular dialogue was paused because of a pandemic coronavirus. It was expected that one of the main themes of the consultations will become the extension of the Treaty on the reduction of strategic offensive arms (start-3). Anticipating the meeting, Ryabkov said RIA Novosti that Moscow positively evaluates "the resumption of such contacts".