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Russian diplomats and military to hold security talks with U.S. next month

A car of the U.S. delegation is parked in front
A car of the U.S. delegation is parked in front of the headquarters of the Russian Foreign Ministry in Moscow

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MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian diplomats and military officials will take place in talks with the United States next month on a list of security guarantees that Moscow wants from Washington, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Monday.

Lavrov made the comments in an interview live streamed on his ministry’s website.

He said the talks would take place immediately after Russia’s New Year holidays. The first official working day of 2022 in Russia is Jan. 10.

Russia on Sunday said it had received and was considering a separate NATO proposal to commence talks on Moscow’s security concerns on Jan. 12.

(Reporting by Andrew Osborn and Anton Kolodyazhnyy; Writing by Alexander Marrow; Editing by Andrew Osborn)

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