Saturday, June 13, 2009

ANALYSIS: Steinmeier in Russia

By STEFAN NICOLA (UPI Europe Correspondent)

BERLIN, June 11 (UPI) -- German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier on a visit to Moscow urged the Kremlin to accept a U.S. offer to cooperate on nuclear disarmament.
"With the entry into office of President (Barack) Obama, there is a genuine chance for new cooperation between the United States, the European Union and Russia," Steinmeier said Wednesday in a speech to the Russian Academy of Sciences. "The ghost of the Cold War has been banished."

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