Moscow, Nov 15 (AP) Russian President Vladimir Putin says arms control issues will likely top the agenda of his planned meeting with US President Donald Trump. Also Read - Girl Jumps 30-Ft From Window to Escape Rapists, Heroic Cops Catch Her & Save Her Life
Putin says the leaders need to discuss the future of the 2011 New START agreement and the situation around the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty. Also Read - India Gets 3rd COVID Vaccine As DCGI Approves Use Of Russia’s Sputnik V, to Produce 850 Million Doses Annually
Trump has declared his intention to withdraw from the INF, which was signed by US President Ronald Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev. Also Read - India Approves Russia’s Covid-19 Vaccine Sputnik V For Emergency Use
Putin said Thursday that if he and Trump meet as expected at the sidelines of the G-20 summit in Argentina later this month, they would also discuss Syria, North Korea and Iran.
Putin says he spoke Thursday with US Vice President Mike Pence at the sidelines of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations summit in Singapore, touching on arms control and other issues.(AP) RUP
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