Washington, Ta. 27 January 2021, Wednesday
Soon after taking over as President of the United States, Joe Biden held a telephone conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin. The White House has reported the case. During the talks, Biden expressed concern over various issues in Russia, such as the arrest of Alexei Navalny, Russia’s involvement in cyber espionage, and the announcement of a reward for information on apprehending US troops in Afghanistan.
The White House said in a statement that US President Joe Biden held talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin. He declared strong support of the United States for the sovereignty of Ukraine and raised other issues. Among the issues raised are SolarWind Hawk, Russia’s reward report on the killing of American soldiers in Afghanistan and Russia’s interference in the 2020 US election.
During the talks, US President Biden made it clear that the US would work hard to protect its national interests against what Russia was doing, which would harm itself or its participants. At the same time, the two presidents allowed transparent and coherent communication.
Joe Biden said the arms race between the two countries, which ends next month, should be allowed to go ahead. According to sources, Russia had previously requested talks with Biden and the US president agreed, but Putin wanted to talk to European participants, including Britain, France and Germany, in addition to Biden’s staff. He spoke with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg before speaking with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Area of nuclear treaty
Russia and the United States exchanged documents on the territory of the New Start Nuclear Treaty. Both sides will complete the required formalities in the stipulated time. Russian lawmakers say they will complete the formalities required for the treaty area.