Russian Ambassador in Rome, Sergey Razov claimed in an interview that the Russian President Vladimir Putin has accepted the Italian Prime Minister’s offer to visit Italy in the first half of 2019.
The Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov argued on Monday that both countries’ suspension of the INF Treaty provisions would not necessarily lead to a new Cold War confrontation.
The Black Sea resort of Sochi will host the three heads of Iran, Russia and Turkey on 14 February.
NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg publicly reassured the international community on Friday that the Atlantic Alliance does not intend to deploy new land-based nuclear missiles in Europe in the short-run.
Time runs out for the fate of the INF Treaty as the 60-day grace period given by the U.S. to Russia expires on 2nd February