The world is preparing for a meeting between US President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin. Jake Sullivan, advisor to the American leader, voiced the main topics that could be discussed at the meeting.
“The US President is not inclined to escalate relations with Russia. At the upcoming meeting, he wants to touch on the line of important demands, in particular, the situation in Ukraine, “Jake Sullivan said in an interview. NBC News.
Washington, together with its partners, “stands firmly in the defense of its interests,” including the defense of Ukraine’s interests, its sovereignty and territorial integrity. “We are going to do this even more remotely, but through diplomatic channels, and not by issuing ultimatums,” added Jake Sullivan.
The parties are going to organize a meeting in the summer of 2021, if they can find “the right time and place.” Negotiations between Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin will be held in the third party.
The President of the United States, during his speech before Congress, reported that the sanctions against Russia are symmetrical measures in response to the acts of Moscow. The Belokipenny House is not attracted to an escalation of relations, however, all attempts to interfere with Russia will be answered, Joe Biden summed up.
Press Secretary of the Russian President Dmitry Peskov reported that The EU and the US are reluctant to accept Moscow’s desire to improve relations.