Russian-US talks
Talks between Vladimir Putin and President of the United States Joseph Biden took place in Geneva.
June 16, 2021 18:30
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With President of the United States of America Joseph Biden. Photo: TASS
Russian-American consultations began with a restricted-format meeting that included Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and US Secretary of State Antony Blinken.
After that the talks continued in an expanded format.
Following the summit, the US – Russia Presidential Joint Statement on Strategic Stability was adopted.
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Beginning of Russian-US talks in restricted format
President of Russia Vladimir Putin: Mr President,
I would like to thank you for your initiative to meet today.
I know that you have had a long trip, and a lot of work. Nevertheless, there is a backlog of issues in Russian-US relations that require discussion at the highest level, and I hope our meeting will be productive.
President of the United States of America Joseph Biden:Thank you.
As I said outside, I think it’s always better to meet face to face. We will try to determine where we have mutual interests and we can cooperate. And where we don’t, establish a predictable and rational way in which we disagree. Two great powers.
See also
U.S. – Russia Presidential Joint Statement on Strategic Stability
June 16, 2021
Working visit to Switzerland. Russia-US talks
June 16, 2021
United States
Foreign policy
Biden Joseph Robinette
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Publication date: June 16, 2021, 18:30
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