WLPresident d Joe Biden He wants to discuss his talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin on the Ukraine dispute with Eastern European NATO partners on Thursday. The White House said Wednesday that Biden wants to hear the views of the nine nations on the conflict in their neighborhood and “emphasize the United States’ commitment to transatlantic security.” NATO is concerned about the increase of Russian forces on the border with Ukraine.
Heads of state and government of Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania and Slovakia are expected to participate in the call. Previously, Biden had already held a virtual summit with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Selinsky put it in to speak.
Tens of thousands of soldiers were deployed
Biden and Putin exchanged views on the conflict in eastern Ukraine during Tuesday’s video summit. Russia has amassed tens of thousands of soldiers on the border with its neighboring country, raising Western fears that the Russian army may invade Ukraine. Moscow rejects this and accuses Ukraine of provocations.
In the event of an invasion, Biden threatens Putin with unprecedented US sanctions. However, Biden has so far ruled out a direct military confrontation with Russia.
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