Ryabkov said that he expects to meet with Shannon in January

Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergei Ryabkov

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MOSCOW, January 8. /TASS/. Russian Deputy foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said that he expects in January to meet with U.S. Deputy Secretary of state Thomas Shannon to discuss matters of strategic stability and bilateral agenda.

“We welcome the readiness of the American side to meet at the level of Deputy foreign Ministers to discuss the whole range of strategic stability issues and on the bilateral agenda. On terms of our unconditional preference – January,” he said Monday in an interview with TASS.