Biden expressed hope for a personal meeting with Putin

The only time Biden met with Putin as president was in Geneva in June this year. This year the G20 summit was held in Rome. As a result, the American president said he was disappointed with Putin's absence in Rome. The heads of state then agreed to return the previously recalled ambassadors to Moscow and Washington and to “ launch a comprehensive bilateral dialogue on strategic stability. According to him, this could happen at the next G20 summit. Subscribe to VK RBK Get news faster than anyone

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Earlier, Putin's foreign policy adviser Yuri Ushakov said that the two leaders had no agreement to hold a face-to-face summit after the virtual one. The next meeting of the G20 leaders is scheduled for October 2022. ''
Previously, Peskov said that during a video call, Putin and Biden intended to discuss how the understanding that was reached in Geneva will be realized, and bilateral relations will be discussed, which “remain in a deplorable state.”

In Washington and Moscow also talked about the presidents' plans to discuss some regional problems (including the situation around Ukraine, in Iraq and Afghanistan), cyber security and strategic stability. According to the American President, a face-to-face meeting may take place next October

Vladimir Putin during a meeting with Joe Biden (via videoconference)
US President Joe Biden at the beginning of talks via video link with Vladimir Putin expressed hope for a face-to-face meeting two heads of state. It must take place on the Indonesian island of Bali. Biden arrived in the Italian capital, and Putin communicated with the conference participants via video link (the Russian official delegation was headed by Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov). Press secretary of the head of state Dmitry Peskov replied that Russia actively participated in the summit, and Putin's speeches were very informative.