Sands called to update the dialogue with the US on the background of the rejection of the reboot

Dmitry Peskov

Russia and the United States should exchange relevant information regarding the positions of the parties in the field of strategic security. On Friday, February 10, said the official representative of the Kremlin, Dmitry Peskov, reports the correspondent of”.ru”.

“We had a certain break in the dialogue on strategic security issues, so in the circumstances of this break requires a mutual update of information on the positions”, — he said, commenting on the possibility of extending the Treaty on measures for the further reduction and limitation of strategic offensive arms.

Peskov stressed that it is too early to predict the final result. “I wouldn’t think to articulate any positions,” he added.

On 9 February, Reuters reported that during the conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin, the White house criticized the Treaty on the reduction of strategic offensive arms (start-3), calling it a bad deal for the United States.

November 23, U.S. President Donald trump said that is configured to normalize relations between Washington and Moscow, but doesn’t want to use the term “reboot” to refer to this course as it remembers the failed attempt of the former Secretary of state Hillary Clinton. The Kremlin said that support the idea to abandon this term.

In 2009, Clinton, who was then Secretary of state, gave the Russian foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov with a souvenir button on which it was written in English Reset (reset), and in Russian in Latin letters — “Peregruzka”.