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TASS: Moscow says possibilities for creating new arms control regime in Europe are in place
The Russian Foreign Ministry is studying those "possibilities" very thoroughly
MOSCOW, September 5. /TASS/. Possibilities to establish a new conventional arms control regime in Europe do exist but Russia is not going to initiate any dialogue on that matter, neither does it plan to put forth any demands concerning that, the Russian foreign ministry said on Monday, commenting on an article by German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier on this subject.
"We paid attention to the article by German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier ‘Reviving Arms Control in Europe,’" the ministry said.
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WNU Editor: This follows an earlier report from the Russian Foreign Ministry when they made public that they would not avoid talks on conventional arms control .... Russia does not evade discussing arms control in Europe — diplomat (TASS). What's my take .... these talks can only move forward once the situation in Ukraine has been solved.