AP Video Call Minutes Between President Joe Biden, President of the United States with Russian President Vladimir Putin that it is based on previously disclosed content. Biden directly warned Mr Putin. that if Russia invades Ukraine It will be subject to economic sanctions by the United States and its European allies that will have serious consequences for Russia.
“The President also stated that the United States would provide Ukraine with additional self-defense weapons. and will strengthen the NATO alliance on the east coast with the increased capacity to respond to this escalating situation,” Biden’s security adviser Jake Sullivan said.
On the Russian side, Putin’s foreign adviser, Yuri Yushakov, said there was no threat of sanctions in the talks.
“When the President of the United States talks about sanctions that may be used Our president will also emphasize what Russia needs to do. Sanctions are not new. it has been around for a long time And it will not affect anything,” Mr Yuchakov said.
Mr Putin’s foreign affairs adviser also said that The atmosphere of this video call meeting was a non-controversial discussion. And like general negotiations, there are occasional teases.
For a screen-to-screen encounter of the two leaders published by Russian television media The two leaders greeted each other in a friendly manner. Mr Putin greeted Mr Biden that “Nice to meet you, President,” Biden said. “It’s nice to see you again,” and also said, “Hopefully next time we’ll see each other face-to-face.”
The Ukrainian issue returned to tension. After US intelligence detects thousands of Russian troops stationed near Ukraine and estimates that there may be a chance of invasion from the beginning of 2022
Before the talks with Mr Putin Biden consults with European partners to help preserve Ukraine’s sovereignty. Ready to prepare economic sanctions if Russia refuses to compromise and will strengthen US troops into Eastern Europe but still hopes for Russia to return to diplomatic methods
The confrontation comes as the United States hosts an online democracy summit that invites 110 nations to attend December 9-10 to drive development, reform, protect democracy and human rights. both at home and abroad
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