Ryabkov: the US is unlikely to change the decision on the open skies Treaty
Moscow expects that the U.S. conference of countries-participants of the Treaty on open skies, which will be held in video, July 6, will reconsider their decision to withdraw from this agreement, said RIA Novosti Deputy foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov.
"I do not expect any dramatic shifts and changes the position of the main counterparties in the process. To expect US now all of a sudden at the conference to announce that they are reconsidering their decision, it would be at least naive" - said Ryabkov.
On the other hand, according to the Deputy Minister, equally it would be wrong to assume that "Russia is on this site for some reason deviate from their line, which in recent weeks has repeatedly stated publicly and behind closed doors - the logic of our position are undeniable".
"We believe that in any case the majority of parties to the Treaty recognizes this fact," - said Ryabkov.