Moscow, Jun 4 (Prensa Latina) Russia and the United States will hold their third round of talks in the second half of June in Geneva after two long meetings aimed at achieving a new deal on Strategic Offensive Arms Reduction.

The note of the Russian Foreign Ministry affirmed the meeting was set at the end of talks held from June 1 to 3 in Switzerland, the previous one was held in Moscow in May.

Russia and the United States must reduce differences existing on the problem of disarmament to establish the bases of a new START-1 Deal.

Both parts expect to present preliminary results in the context of the visit President Barack Obama will make to Moscow from July 6 to 8.

According to the diplomatic portfolio the negotiators continue analyzing a large range of items related to preparation of a future agreement and possible issues of the report over joint talks that should be handed over to the presidents next Month.

After he met Obama in London last April President Dimitri Medvedev managed to achieve new government commitment to begin negotiations that were at standstill since 2005.

The Kremlim, according to the presidential spokeswoman Natalia Timakova, valued the achievement of a principled accord over reduction of offensive arms during Obama’s visit in July

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