US-Russia tension on high: Putin does not plan to talk with Biden

The Kremlin spokesman warns that the Russian president does not plan to hold talks with his American counterpart due to Biden’s lack of preparation.

When asked about the possibility of a dialogue between the presidents of Russia and the United States after Joe Biden’s insulting comments about Vladimir Putin, the spokesman for the Russian Presidency, Dmitri Peskov, asserted on Monday that, because “the part American was not prepared ”, the Russian president does not have a plan in this regard either.

In turn, the Russian Foreign Ministry in a statement regretted that “another opportunity” has been lost to end the stagnation in Russian-American relations, and blames the White House for it.

“We note with regret that the US side has not supported (Putin’s) proposal to hold talks with US President Biden (…) to discuss the problems that have accumulated in bilateral relations and also the issue of strategic stability. (nuclear) ”, indicated the Russian Foreign Ministry.

Putin last week offered direct talks with his American counterpart after Biden’s controversial comments, which marked a new tension in the ties between the two countries.

Biden called Putin a “murderer” in an interview with a local US network in which he also warned that the Russian leader “will pay a price” for the alleged interference in the 2020 presidential elections, yes, without reaching provide any evidence.

In response to such statements, Putin wished Biden good health and made it clear that “the murderer is the one who accuses others of being a murderer”, as well as offering to start talks on bilateral relations and resolve conflicts online. .

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