"In a telephone conversation with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin, US President Joe Biden repeatedly stressed the inadmissibility of starting a nuclear war."
APA reports that Russian presidential aide Yuri Ushakov told journalists after the leaders' conversation.
According to Putin's aide, Biden also stressed that Russia and the United States can and should play a key role in efforts to ensure peace and security in Europe and elsewhere in the world. does not intend to deploy weapons.
President Biden made this clear.
"Vladimir Putin said that we want to hold more substantive talks in this regard," Ushakov said.
According to him, the leaders of the United States and Russia also spoke about security during the telephone conversation: "This conversation is entirely devoted to security issues, not touching on specific issues of the bilateral agenda."
Ushakov added that Biden offered to appoint representatives responsible for negotiations on the issues raised by Russia: "Today's conversation was simply a continuation of the same topic.
Biden was well prepared and made very meaningful statements.
For our part, we have also determined the basic principles on which we go to the upcoming talks. "