Talks on a teleconference between Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Joe Biden have been completed. They lasted just over two hours.
At the beginning of the online meeting, the heads of state exchanged greetings and remarks. The American President expressed hope for a quick meeting in person, reports TASS…
The meeting began at 18:08 Moscow time. The heads of state planned to discuss a number of topical issues: NATO’s eastward advance, the situation around Ukraine, the situation in Afghanistan, regional security and strategic stability.
The negotiations took place behind closed doors. For the first time, a new secure video communication line was used for communication, intended for communication between the leaders of the two states. During the teleconference, the Russian president was at the Sochi residence, Bocharov Ruchei.
Bloomberg reports that after negotiations with Putin, Biden intends to discuss their results with European allies.