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Russia ready to reduce nuclear arms: Medvedev

Russia is ready to significantly reduce its nuclear arms, President Dmitry Medvedev said on Saturday ahead of scheduled talks on the topic with US President Barack Obama.

world Updated: Jun 20, 2009 16:27 IST
AFP

Russia is ready to significantly reduce its nuclear arms, President Dmitry Medvedev said on Saturday ahead of scheduled talks on the topic with US President Barack Obama.

"We are ready to reduce the number of our strategic defence arms several times compared to START 1," Medvedev told journalists in Amsterdam, referring to the Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty Russia is re-negotiating with the US.

First Published: Jun 20, 2009 16:21 IST