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The state Department said that Russia has a project on the dissociation of the NATO

The US special envoy on arms control Marshal Billingsley said about the alleged presence of Russian "parallel project" to divide NATO, but assured that he was not to be successful.

Instead, he invited Russia to focus on another problem - the buildup of forces in China.

"Russia has a parallel project trying to divide NATO. Not gonna happen... Russia should focus on the real problem: a secretive build-up (power - ed) with China," he wrote in his Twitter.

Billingsley led the U.S. delegation at the Russian-American consultations on strategic stability, held in Vienna on 22-23 June. From the Russian side it was attended by the delegation headed by Deputy foreign Minister of Russia Sergey Ryabkov. Discussed the renewal of the Contract on reduction of strategic offensive arms (start-3).