According to News i Agency International Group, US President Joe Biden expressed optimism about the first round of strategic talks between Moscow and Washington.
“We are in a process that I am hopeful about,” Biden told reporters at the White House on Friday about the first round of talks in Geneva on Wednesday, according to the Tass news agency.
However, Biden declined to give further details.
The first round of strategic face-to-face talks between the United States and Russia was held in Geneva, Switzerland.
The State Department said in a statement that the US-Russian negotiating team discussed the security situation and the prospect of a new Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty.
The State Department also called the talks “professional and principled.”
Negotiations between the United States and Russia began after the agreement reached between US President Joe Biden and US President Vladimir Putin in Switzerland on July 6.
Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov chaired the Russian negotiating team and US Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman chaired the US negotiating team.
The so-called “strategic stability talks” between the United States and Russia are set to continue.
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