White House: US President Biden to speak with partners ahead of talks with Putin Joe Biden prepares for talks with Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin. She said that the American leader will talk with his transatlantic partners, RIA Novosti reports.
“The President is going to hold this conversation with a number of key partners tonight,” Psaki stressed.
Earlier The White House said that after talking with Putin, Biden plans to contact Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, and Secretary of State Anthony Blinken will talk to him before the video call of the two leaders.
The White House also stressed that Biden refused to “shake his finger” at Putin … The American leader abandoned this manner of dialogue and will hold talks with the Russian leader “in a professional, frank, direct manner” and “without any rhetorical outpouring.”
The talks between Vladimir Putin and Joe Biden will take place on Tuesday evening. December 7. They will be held in secure video communication mode. The leaders themselves will appoint a convenient time for the conversation. The presidents are expected to discuss tensions around Ukraine and NATO's advance towards Russia's borders.