U.S. and Russia Appear to Edge Toward Extension of Nuclear Treaty

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And Washington appear to be on board with a nuclear arms treaty extension. The State Department spokeswoman has welcomed the Russian offer, saying the U. S. Is prepared to meet to finalize a verifiable agreement. And expects Russia to empower its diplomats to do the same. The green light statement from the Russian Foreign Ministry marks a shift in Moscow's position after Russia and the U. S rejected each other's offers regarding the new start treaty that expires in February. The ministry has noted. It's ready for a deal if the US doesn't put forward any additional demands.

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