Russia’s threatening gestures on the border with Ukraine have alarmed the NATO countries. Now the White House and the Kremlin have announced direct talks. Nuclear weapons should also be an issue.
Representatives of the USA and Russia want to discuss the Ukraine conflict and nuclear weapons control on January 10th . A White House spokesman told the AFP news agency on Monday evening. The US power center said they were looking forward to these talks.
Meetings between representatives of Russia and NATO are planned two days later, and consultations between Russia and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) are to follow on January 13 . The tensions between Russia and the West over the Ukraine conflict had recently intensified significantly.