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Trump spoke about the negotiations with Russia on nuclear weapons

USA will be happy to sign an agreement on nuclear weapons with Russia, said President Donald trump.

In Vienna, July 27-30, hosted a meeting of the interdepartmental delegations of Russia and the United States bilateral strategic dialogue in the format of successive expert working groups on space security, according to the doctrines and capabilities, as well as on transparency and verification.

A month before, on June 22-23, in Vienna, completed the Russian-American consultations on strategic stability, which discussed the extension of the Treaty on the reduction of strategic offensive arms (start-3), maintaining stability and predictability in the conditions of the termination of the INF Treaty. At the consultations, the sides confirmed the launch of the working group on space and a number of others.

Start-3, signed in 2010, is the only existing agreement between Russia and the USA on the limitation of armaments. The agreement expires in February 2021, while Washington has not announced any plans to renew it. Russia supports the extension of the contract about SNV-3 without preconditions.