Russian President Vladimir Putin gave high marks for U.S. President Joe Biden after their meeting in Switzerland this week—despite their rocky relationship of the past.
The American president made it clear that he would side with the U.S. over Russia and every other nation, unlike the unexpected comments that came from Trump after his own summit with Putin in 2018.
It was difficult to hear President Biden amid the confusion and noise in the library at Geneva's Villa La Grange.
Putin's foreign policy adviser Yuri Ushakov said he is "not sure that any agreements will be reached" during the Wednesday meeting between the two leaders.
With the current relationship between the superpowers at its lowest, this meeting will be a crucial step in moving forward.
Paul Whelan, a U.S. citizen jailed in Russia since 2018 on espionage charges, released a statement through his family asking President Joe Biden to push for his release during Wednesday's Geneva meeting.
The Russian President will meet Joe Biden at a crunch summit in Geneva, Switzerland. The Ukraine, as well as jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny, will be on the agenda.
"The president is going to make clear to President Putin is that we seek a more stable, predictable relationship," the secretary of state said.
Swiss authorities made the decision to restrict airspace and deploy up to 3,000 troops and police officers ahead of next week's Geneva summit to protect against terrorist threats that remain "high in Switzerland and Europe."
After months of mutual mistrust and barbs, the Russian and American presidents will meet on June 16 in Geneva.
The Global Times, a paper controlled by the Chinese government, published an editorial on Wednesday which stated that China and Russia keep a strong bond because of "the U.S. and its main allies' suppression of the two countries."
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