Biden warned Putin about “economic and other measures” in case of escalation in Ukraine

“President Biden expressed deep concern of the United States and & nbsp; our European allies over & nbsp; the escalation of the Russian armed forces around & nbsp; nbsp; ; made it clear that & nbsp; the United States and & nbsp; our allies will respond with decisive economic and & nbsp; other measures in & nbsp; case of military escalation. President Biden reaffirmed his support for the sovereignty and & nbsp; territorial integrity of Ukraine and & nbsp; called for & nbsp; de-escalation and & nbsp; a return to & nbsp; diplomacy & raquo;, & nbsp; & mdash; the statement reads.

The heads of state also discussed the Russian-American dialogue on & nbsp; strategic stability, & nbsp; ransomware viruses and & nbsp; joint work on & nbsp; regional issues such as Iran.

“ In & nbsp; videoconference mode, Vladimir Putin held talks with & nbsp; President of the United States of America Joseph Biden '', & nbsp; & mdash; said in a statement on the & nbsp; website of the Kremlin on the & nbsp; results of the talks.

Vladimir Putin and & nbsp; Joe Biden talked via & nbsp; video link today. The video link was organized with the help of a secure video communication line, which was used for the first time. The Russian president contacted the & nbsp; President of the United States from the & nbsp; Sochi residence Bocharov Ruchei. The negotiations lasted just over two hours.