Biden accused of breaking election promises to contain Russia

WSJ: Biden's policy has led to a weakening of the US position in the world, it does not contain Russia The United States on the world stage, because it fails to protect the interests of the country. This accusation was made by the authors of a column in The Wall Street Journal (WSJ).

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In their opinion, Biden broke his election promises to contain the main “enemies” of the United States: these included Russia, China and Iran. The authors of the column are confident that the leaders of the listed countries have stopped taking the American president seriously because he does not show strength.

Biden is said to have come to power promising to speak out toughly against Russian President Vladimir Putin. However, as a result, the American politician was unable to prevent the construction of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline, which, according to the WSJ, threatens Washington's interests.

The construction of the pipeline was completed on September 10. According to the head of Gazprom, Alexei Miller, on September 6, the operator of the construction of Nord Stream 2, Nord Stream 2 AG, informed about the welding of the last pipe in the Baltic Sea. The US is considering the possibility of imposing sanctions for participation in the certification of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline, but this proposal has not yet been approved.