Putin and trump discussed the issues of strategic stability and arms control

The President of Russia Vladimir Putin held telephone talks with his us counterpart Donald trump. As the press service of the Kremlin, the conversation was “constructive and substantive” in nature. The parties discussed the issues of strategic stability and arms control “taking into account the special responsibility of Russia and the United States for the maintenance of international peace and security”, – stated in the message. Putin and trump also confirmed “the relevance of bilateral consultations on these issues, including the topic of the Treaty on the reduction and limitation of strategic offensive arms”. In addition, the presidents discussed the situation around the Iranian nuclear programme and cooperation in the fight against the spread COVID-19, and “exchanged congratulations in connection with the 45 anniversary of the orbital flight in the framework of the joint program “Soyuz—Apollo”. In turn, the White house spokesman Judd Deere said that the President trump “again expressed hope that a trilateral arms race between China, Russia and the United States will be able to avoid”. The American leader expects progress from the upcoming meeting on arms control in Vienna, wrote a deer in his Twitter.

President Trump reiterated his hope of avoiding an expensive three-way arms race between China, Russia, and the United States and looked forward to progress on the upcoming arms control negotiations in Vienna.

— Judd Deere (@JuddPDeere45) July 23, 2020

earlier, the two leaders spoke by telephone on 1 June. Then Putin and trump discussed the situation with coronavirus, the launch of manned spacecraft Crew Dragon, the summit of the G7, as well as the situation on the oil market.

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