Pompeo tells Russian counterpart any new arms control talks must include China - State Department

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday told his Russian counterpart that any future arms control talks must focus on a U.S.

Reuters April 18, 2020 00:11:48 IST
Pompeo tells Russian counterpart any new arms control talks must include China - State Department

Pompeo tells Russian counterpart any new arms control talks must include China  State Department

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday told his Russian counterpart that any future arms control talks must focus on a U.S. proposal for a new arms control accord that includes Russia and China, the State Department said in a statement.

"The secretary emphasized that any future arms control talks must be based on President Trump’s vision for a trilateral arms control agreement that includes both Russia and China," the statement said.

(Reporting by Susan Heavey and Jonathan Landay; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)

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