May 26, 2024

Paull Ank Ford

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U.S. and Russia Hold Arms Talks, With China Absent

U.S. and Russian negotiators held extensive-awaited talks on nuclear arms command Monday, as the Trump administration presses for an formidable new accord to change the New Start off treaty, which expires in February.

Marshall Billingslea, the top U.S. envoy on arms command, tweeted that his daylong conference in Vienna with Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov has been constructive. Technological performing teams, he added, had been proven, and the two sides had agreed in basic principle to hold a second spherical of negotiations.