(TargetLiberty.org) – President Biden talked to his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Tuesday, asking for a face-to-face meeting. Biden wants to talk about Ukraine and other issues that are worrying his administration, but Putin might not want to listen.
In an April 13 call, Biden asked the Russian leader for a summit meeting sometime in the next few months. The president wants the summit, which would be held in a third country, to achieve his goal of a stable relationship with Russia that’s “consistent with US interests.” The problem is, those interests and Russia’s don’t match up very well.
Photos surfacing of Russian ships from Caspian Flotilla moving to join operations against Ukraine in Black Sea.
Ships moving via Volga-Don Canal. 100km canal built w/ German POWs+gulag labor in just over 3 years. In news of late bc Russia lets Iran evade sanctions w this route. pic.twitter.com/jzqcl68dpF
— Molly McKew (@MollyMcKew) April 14, 2021
Biden told Putin the US is committed to protecting Ukraine’s sovereignty and borders, but Russia is currently assembling an army close to disputed areas of eastern Ukraine – and, earlier on Tuesday, the Russian government warned the US to stay out of that region “for their own good.” That doesn’t sound like the beginning of the stable and predictable relationship Biden wants.
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