Posted by on January 14, 2022 8:09 am
Categories: Breaking News Epoch Times News

Kremlin Calls Talks With US and NATO So Far ‘Unsuccessful’

MOSCOW—The Kremlin on Thursday gave a bleak assessment of Russia’s security talks with the United States and NATO this week, describing them as “unsuccessful” and saying there was disagreement on fundamental issues. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov also said Moscow viewed a sweeping sanctions bill unveiled by U.S. Senate Democrats “extremely negatively” and that its timing meant it looked like an attempt to put pressure on Moscow. Peskov said two rounds of talks so far this week between Russia and the West had produced some “positive nuances” but that Moscow was looking for concrete results, not nuances. The talks, which moved to Vienna on Thursday for a meeting of the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe, are centred around an array of security demands that Moscow has made of the West, while building up forces near Ukraine. The proposed sanctions legislation, backed by the White House, would target top Russian …

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