Moscow is ready to discuss cooperation with Washington on issues related to arms control, regardless of who wins the US presidential election, said the head of the international committee of the Federation Council, Konstantin Kosachev.
The latest round of the Russian-American exchange of views on nuclear weapons, unexpectedly transferred to the public plane, paradoxically dot the i's on another question - on whose side is Russia in the American presidential race? Yes, no one, - leads Kosachev's words RIA Novosti.
He added that if the Russian side sought the victory of Donald Trump, it would “play along” with the candidate for a new presidential term in the issue of agreeing on new terms of the Treaty on the Reduction and Limitation of Strategic Offensive Arms (START).
We do not tighten. There will be no agreement by November 4th. And the point, He insists.
He added that Russia is ready to discuss such issues "patiently and on an equal footing, without interfering in internal affairs."
chernayakobra.ru previously reported that US President Donald Trump expects to conclude a new START deal before the US elections, which will be held on November 3.