Deputy foreign Minister of Russia Sergey Ryabkov and the special representative of the President of the United States arms control Marshall Billingsley will hold in Austria 22-23 June, negotiations on arms control. This is stated in a statement Friday the US state Department statement.

it noted that China also sent a proposal to join the debate. However, the Chinese side has already said that Beijing does not intend to participate in any trilateral talks on arms control with Russia and the United States. According to the representative of the Chinese foreign Ministry Zhao Lijiang, Washington is continually striving to violate its obligations under the existing agreement.

Earlier Ryabkov said the US authorities are trying to free themselves from any restrictions in the sphere of arms control and to create favourable world market conditions for its military-industrial complex.