Sherman at the & nbsp; meeting noted the US commitment to the principles of sovereignty, territorial integrity and & nbsp; freedom of states to join any unions & nbsp; Undersecretary of State stands for & nbsp; 'Genuine Progress Through Diplomacy' in & nbsp; discussing the topics of the negotiations.
She stated that the United States “will not discuss European security without our European allies and partners.”
According to & nbsp; her, the United States at the & nbsp; extraordinary meeting of the Dialogue on & nbsp; Strategic Stability (SSD, negotiations Russia & mdash; the United States, which will be held in & nbsp; Geneva on January 10 & nbsp;) will discuss some issues of bilateral cooperation, and & nbsp; not & nbsp; European security. Discussion on certain topics “ will be reserved for & nbsp; the NATO-Russia Council meeting in & nbsp; Brussels on January 12 & nbsp; and & nbsp; meeting of the OSCE Permanent Council in & nbsp; Vienna on January 13 & nbsp; ” p>
Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Russia Sergei Ryabkov previously called “ in the & nbsp; principle business '' two-hour preliminary talks in & nbsp; Geneva on & nbsp; security issues in & nbsp; Europe, which he & nbsp; held with US Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman.
The meeting between Ryabkov and & nbsp; Sherman precedes a series of talks on & nbsp; issues of security guarantees and & nbsp; the situation around & nbsp; Ukraine. 10 & nbsp; January in & nbsp; Geneva will host negotiations between Russia and & nbsp; USA, 12 & nbsp; January & nbsp; Brussels & nbsp; & mdash; Council of Russia & mdash; NATO, 13 & nbsp; January in & nbsp; Vienna & nbsp; & mdash; Permanent Representatives of the OSCE (Organization for & nbsp; Security and & nbsp; Cooperation in & nbsp; Europe).
In the middle of last month, after talks between the presidents of the United States and & nbsp; Russia on December 7 & nbsp; Moscow proposed its draft agreements on & nbsp; security guarantees & nbsp; & mdash; with & nbsp; USA and & nbsp; NATO. They provide, among other things, a refusal to & nbsp; NATO's expansion to the & nbsp; east, in & nbsp; including refusal to & nbsp; acceptance of Ukraine into & nbsp; and & nbsp; also imposing restrictions on & nbsp; the deployment of weapons.
Russia denies plans to invade & nbsp; & nbsp; the territory of Ukraine, which the representatives of the United States and & nbsp; NATO fear. NATO will no longer & nbsp; be able to “ push back '' Russia is on & nbsp; second roles in & nbsp; European and & nbsp; international politics, it is time for the North Atlantic alliance to return to & nbsp; the boundaries of 1997, Ryabkov, who arrived at & nbsp; talks on & nbsp; security guarantees, told TASS on Sunday. US President Joe Biden warned Vladimir Putin that & nbsp; Russia would face unprecedented economic sanctions in the & nbsp; case of aggression against Ukraine. Putin said that & nbsp; it would have been & nbsp; a colossal mistake that would have led to & nbsp; a complete rupture of relations.