Assistant to the President of the United States for National Security Jake Sullivan called the consultations held this week on Russian security proposals useful, TASS reports.
During the briefing, Sullivan noted that these discussions were frank and direct, and also provided food for thought.
“Now we will reflect and consult with allies on how to proceed,” he added.
According to an aide to the American leader, the timing of new negotiations between Moscow and Washington has not yet been determined.
“We are in contact with the Russian side and we’ll see what happens next,” Sullivan stressed.
Recall that bilateral negotiations between the Russian Federation and the United States took place in Geneva last Monday. On January 12, a meeting of the Russia-NATO Council was held in Brussels, and on January 13, negotiations in the RF-OSCE format ended in Vienna.
Earlier, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said that the United States and its NATO allies are not ready to meet Russia’s key demands for security guarantees.