Russia ready to hold talks with US on INF arms treaty: Tass

Published: January 09, 2019 13:42:42 | Updated: January 11, 2019 14:01:13

Russia's Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov speaks during a news briefing in the main building of Foreign Ministry in Moscow, December 15, 2008 - Reuters file photo

Russia is ready to hold consultations with the United States about the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty at diplomatic and military levels, Tass news agency quoted Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov as saying on Wednesday.

“We are ready for dialogue if the United States will be ready for this,” Ryabkov told reporters in New Delhi, Tass reported.

“If it happens tomorrow, then we are ready tomorrow. But the dialogue should be on the basis of equality of rights,” Ryabkov said, Reuters reported citing Tass.  

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