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Ryabkov called for equal dialogue on the Treaty on open skies

A number of countries tried at the conference for the open skies Treaty impose on Russia responsible for the US withdrawal from the Treaty, defeating the dialogue on the Treaty can only be equitable and mutually respectful, said RIA Novosti Deputy foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov.

Monday in an online format was a conference of the countries-participants of the Treaty on open skies, which was convened after the decision of the USA to leave the contract.

"Most expressed regret at the U.S. decision, however, and understanding the motives that guided Washington and tried to turn the whole situation in our side," said Ryabkov, describing the approach of Western countries is counterproductive.

"We do not refuse dialogue, but it can only be equitable and mutually respectful, without imposing points of view," added the Deputy Minister.