Austin’s calls Russian Defense Shoygu

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MOSCOW (RIA Novosti): Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu held talks with the head of the Pentagon Lloyd Austin , the parties discussed security issues, the Russian Defense Ministry reports.
“On January 6, 2022, telephone talks were held between the Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation, General of the Army Sergei Shoigu, and the Minister of Defense of the United States of America, Lloyd James Austin. Security issues of mutual interest were discussed,” the statement says.
Pentagon Press Secretary John F. Kirby provided the following readout:
On January 6, Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III spoke with Russian Minister of Defense Sergey Shoygu. They discussed risk reduction near Ukraine’s borders.

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