Trump Administration Pushes Russia for Arms Control Deal by Election

WASHINGTON—The Trump administration is urgent Russia to conclude an agreement freezing the range of nuclear warheads just before the Nov. 3 U.S. election, a phase that would deliver President Trump with a diplomatic accomplishment in the remaining weeks of his election campaign, according to a human being common with U.S. designs.

The quickening speed of the arms command conversations is part of a broader thrust by the White Household to burnish its foreign plan document just before the presidential election.

These types of an agreement, proponents of Mr. Trump’s solution say, could also condition expectations for a long term treaty less than an administration led by Democrat Joe Biden if Mr. Trump loses on Nov. 3.

In September, Mr. Trump hosted the signing of a diplomatic-normalization accord concerning Israel and two Arab Gulf states.

Recalling his guarantees to scale back again the U.S. military’s involvement in the Middle East, Mr.

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