Russia ready to discuss strategic stability issues with U.S.

SpaceWar.com reports: “Russia is noticing signals from the United States indicating Washington’s readiness to discuss issues of strategic stability and is ready for a dialogue, but will press its missile defence concerns, Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova told Sputnik.

‘We are not yet aware from what angle [US President] Joe Biden’s administration will address various aspects of arms control, including anti-missile issues. At the same time, we are registering signals from Washington [showing] an intention to discuss issues of strategic stability with us’, Zakharova said.

The spokeswoman added that Moscow was prepared to have a substantive dialogue on the matter.

‘However, we will not agree to anything without our interests and concerns being taken into account in return. If we manage to jointly arrive at a balance of interests then we can talk about agreements’, the diplomat added. Zakharova accused the US of pursuing absolute military dominance and counting on Russia’s nuclear deterrent getting weaker…”

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