According to the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, this session is to discuss, first of all, the issues connected with the Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty, the problems of anti-missile defence, non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction and some regional problems.
The Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs hopes that regular sessions of the Consultative Group for Strategic Security, under the leadership of the heads of the Russian Foreign and Defence Ministries and of the American Departments of State and of Defence, will become an important channel for a trustworthy dialogue between Moscow and Washington.
The Russian co-chairmen of the Consultative Group, Sergei Ivanov and Igor Ivanov, will be received today by US President George W. Bush. According to the US side, this meeting will also discuss the situation around Iraq.
Russia, when signing documents for the sale of Alaska to the United States, was realizing her objective benefit
It has long been understood that the West has been trying to subject Russian borders to total control. We have not seen such activity even during the Cold War