The White House in the United States issued a statement on the 26th, President Biden will hold the first telephone talk with Russian President Vladimir Putin, and will extend the nuclear disarmament treaty "New START" of both countries, which will expire on the 5th of next month, for 5 years Announced that they have agreed to proceed with the procedure.

Between the United States and Russia, in August, the INF = Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty expired, making the "New START" the only nuclear disarmament treaty left between the two countries. It was.