Russian President Vladimir Putin opening talks with his US counterpart Joe Biden said that he would like to meet him in person, the footage with this statement was shown in the Moscow. Kremlin. Putin program on Rossiya-1 TV channel, TASS reported.
“We’ll definitely meet [in person], I would really like that,” the Russian leader said in response to his counterpart’s words that he regrets that they did not meet each other at the G20 summit in Rome.
Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov underscored that it is too early to speak about a face-to-face meeting of Russian and the US Presidents, Vladimir Putin and Joe Biden. According to him, this is a question for the future, the press secretary said in an interview with Pavel Zarubin, the host of the Moscow. Kremlin. Putin program.
The situation in Russian-US relations remains grave, there are no reasons for joy, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov told. “There are no reasons for joy, of course,” he said. “The president does his job; the situation is very serious and requires the constant attention of the head of state. So, that’s what the president does,” Peskov added.
Responding to a question whether it is possible to say that the Biden administration is more consistent in the implementation of agreements than the previous one, the Kremlin spokesman stated that “no, you can’t say that yet”.
Putin, Biden discussed challenging issues related to countries’ disagreements, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov said. “[The dialogue was] positive in terms of the tone of the conversation, the presidents respect one another as well as the mutual diplomatic and political experience,” Peskov added. “Nevertheless, issues raised are challenging, and most importantly, there were topics which concerned disagreements,” the press secretary continued.
President of Russia and the US discussed at the virtual summit pressing issues that related to the disagreements between the countries, Peskov said. “Yes, indeed. Biden said that in case of this invasion of Ukraine – perhaps, Americans have already believed that this is not a hoax, but the real truth – Russia will be financially isolated then and something like that,” Peskov said.
Source: Kyrgyz National News Agency