Russian President Vladimir Putin has proposed extending the current Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START III) for one year without conditions.
“In previous years, START” fulfilled its fundamental role of limiting, containing the arms race and controlling arms. It would be ‘very sad’ if the treaty ceased to exist and was not replaced by an alternative agreement, “Putin said in a meeting with permanent members of the country’s Security Council.
The conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh, relations between Russia and the European Union, the prospects of the Russian-American STAR III treaty, the policy of Turkey, Palestine, external interference in the situation in Belarus. These and other issues were addressed by Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in an interview with three Russian radio stations.
The Central Election Commission (CEC) of Kyrgyzstan announced on October 16 the preliminary dates for new legislative and presidential elections. These “could be called for January 17, 2021.”
The European Union extended the anti-Russian sanctions until October 16, 2021.
During his visit to the military base in Guangdong, Chinese President Xi Jinping called on Chinese troops to “put all their mind and energy in preparing for war.”
These and other topics in the Sunday program “7 Days”.