After Putin. The Foreign Ministry told when Biden will talk to Zelensky
US President Joe Biden and Vladimir Zelensky will talk after the US leader holds talks with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin.
"The president spoke with the US Secretary of State, indeed, the conversation ended an hour ago, after Biden's conversation with Putin, we will also find out what it was about. That is, there will be high-level contacts at the highest level. The United States has established a very open, dynamic and trusting dialogue, "Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba told ICTV's Freedom of Speech program.
He also noted that according to the preliminary plan, Zelensky was to talk to US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken, and after this call - a conversation between the presidents should take place.
Earlier, Zelensky said that during the conversation with Blinken, the parties "agreed positions".
What is known
- The United States has convinced the European Union that Russia is preparing to invade Ukraine. This was done through diplomatic cooperation and intelligence sharing.
- US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov have settled a dispute over Ukraine on the sidelines of a summit of members of the OSCE Council of Foreign Ministers in Stockholm.
- The Minister of Defense of Ukraine Oleksiy Reznikov stated that if Russian troops invade the territory of Ukraine, it will have serious consequences for the whole of Europe and will lead to a global crisis.
- On December 4, The Washington Post reported, citing a US intelligence document, that Russia plans to attack Ukraine on several fronts in early 2022. 175,000 Russian servicemen are expected to be involved in the offensive. At the same time, Bild sources noted that Russian President Vladimir Putin could prepare for an offensive in three stages.
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