The Kremlin on Thursday disputed a statement by outgoing US President Barack Obama on nuclear arms cuts, saying Russia had always been ready to consider making proportional cuts to its arsenal.
Obama said overnight he had told President Vladimir Putin he was ready to proceed with nuclear disarmament, but that Russia didn't want to negotiate.
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"The Russian side always favoured a proportional and fair process of nuclear disarmament," Kremlin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov told reporters on a conference call. "It can't be disproportional."
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