On January 31, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov met with US Ambassador to Russia Lynn Tracy.

During the conversation, some topical issues of arms control were discussed,” the Russian ministry said.

On January 30, Ryabkov also met with Tracy, in a conversation with her, he pointed out the counterproductiveness of the current US confrontational course.

The Foreign Ministry called it an important task for the new US ambassador not to worsen relations between Moscow and Washington even more.