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Russia and the U.S. confirmed the launch of the working group on space

The US and Russia in Vienna confirmed the launch of the working group on space and a number of others intend to hold their meetings promptly, said RIA Novosti Deputy foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov.

Russian-American consultations on strategic stability issues on Monday ended in Vienna. The Russian delegation at the negotiations was headed by Ryabkov, us - special envoy of the U.S. President for arms control Marshall Billingsley. The consultation lasted about ten hours.

The original agreement with the US on establishing a working group on outer space was reached in January during the meeting on strategic stability. Later, the Russian foreign Ministry told RIA Novosti that the meeting of experts is being postponed due to the situation with the pandemic coronavirus.

"Space group is confirmed," - said Ryabkov, commenting on the results of the meeting on 22 June.

He added that he could not yet disclose the specifics of the agreed activities of the working groups.

"We agreed (with the US - ed.), what shall we say of the fact," Ryabkov concluded.