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Russia Delays Arms Control Talks With United States

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'The Independent' reports that Russia has decided
to postpone the resumption of arms control talks
originally scheduled to take place later this week.
'The Independent' reports that Russia has decided
to postpone the resumption of arms control talks
originally scheduled to take place later this week.
The U.S. State Department said that
the meeting of the Bilateral Consultative Commission was
"unilaterally postponed" abruptly and without explanation.
The U.S. State Department said that
the meeting of the Bilateral Consultative Commission was
"unilaterally postponed" abruptly and without explanation.
The arms control talks were scheduled
to begin on November 29 in Egypt. .
The United States is ready to reschedule
at the earliest possible date as resuming
inspections is a priority for sustaining
the treaty as an instrument of stability, State Department statement, via 'The Independent'.
'The Independent' reports that the commission is meant
to handle inspections of U.S. and Russian military
sites under the terms of the New START treaty.
'The Independent' reports that the commission is meant
to handle inspections of U.S. and Russian military
sites under the terms of the New START treaty.
The commission has not convened in over a year,
initially due to the COVID pandemic and then
because of Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
The commission has not convened in over a year,
initially due to the COVID pandemic and then
because of Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
According to State Department spokesman Ned Price,
the talks were aimed at resuming the New START
inspection process and not solving the conflict in Ukraine.
According to State Department spokesman Ned Price,
the talks were aimed at resuming the New START
inspection process and not solving the conflict in Ukraine.
We believe deeply around the world
in the transformative power and
the importance of diplomacy and dialogue, Ned Price, State Department spokesperson,
via 'The Independent'.
It demonstrates our commitment to risk
reduction, to strategic stability, something
we remain committed to, something that is
profoundly in the bilateral interest, and we
hope the upcoming meeting is constructive, Ned Price, State Department spokesperson,
via 'The Independent'.
In August, Russia suspended its
cooperation with the treaty's inspection
process, citing U.S. support for Ukraine

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