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The source said that the United States will make a statement on the talks in Vienna

The special representative of the President of the United States arms control Marshall Billingsley on 23 June will make a statement following the talks with Russia in Vienna, RIA Novosti informed source.

According to the source, speaking Billingsley has not yet been determined.

Russian-American consultations on strategic stability issues on Monday ended in Vienna. The Russian delegation at the negotiations was headed by Deputy foreign Minister of Russia Sergey Ryabkov, us - Billingsley.

The consultation lasted 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. 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"