Another round of the Russian-US consultations on strategic stability will be held in Moscow on Thursday. Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Georgy Mamedov and US Undersecretary of State John Bolton will participate in it. They are expected to focus on US plans to deploy the NMD system and on strategic stability issues in the light of the coming visit to Moscow of US Secretary of State Colin Powell scheduled for December 8-9, informed sources in Moscow told RIA Novosti. US Undersecretary of State John Bolton is likely to raise the question of non-proliferation of missile and nuclear technologies during the coming consultations.
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