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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Disarmament Talks




GENEVA -- With the world's main disarmament forum facing another year of wrangling over nuclear weapons, top U.S. and Russian officials met Thursday to discuss whether they can break the arms-cut logjam.


While John Holum, the Clinton administration's top disarmament specialist, met with his Russian counterpart, Yury Kapratov, elsewhere in Geneva, the 66-nation Conference on Disarmament appeared to be waiting for developments from the U.S.-Russian talks.


The Holum-Kapratov session could last until Friday.