The New START nuclear arms agreement, one of the last restraints on Russia and the United States, will expire in February. The two powers are meeting in Finland to discuss its future.
Negotiators from Russia and the United States met on Monday in Helsinki for a new round of nuclear arms control talks, Finnish officials say.
The one-day meeting was set to center around the future of the New START treaty.
The pact limits strategic nuclear weapons and is due to expire in February 2021.
The treaty is one of the final pacts restraining the two nuclear powers.
The talks were led by US Arms Control Envoy Marshall Billingslea and Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov.
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