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Russia says U.S. nuclear talks to start in early February

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Jan. 22, 2010, 12:26 p.m. | Russia and former Soviet Union — by Reuters

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MOSCOW, Jan 22 (Reuters) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said onJan. 22that official negotiations with the United States on a landmark nuclear arms reduction treaty would resume in early February. The two largest nuclear powers say they are close to agreement on a successor to the 1991 Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START I), although U.S. President Barack Obama and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev have yet to clinch a deal.
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