US President Biden made his first phone call with Russian President Vladimir Putin on the 26th after taking office. The Kremlin has made it clear that Putin and Biden have reached an agreement on Russia US extension of the new START treaty, which expires on next month 5, and expressed their satisfaction with the exchange of diplomatic notes. The two sides will complete all necessary procedures in the near future to ensure the further operation of the treaty.
White House spokesman pasaki said that Biden and Putin not only talked about the five-year extension of the new strategic arms reduction treaty, but also showed that the United States strongly supports Ukraine’s defense of sovereignty in the face of Russian invasion. Biden also expressed concern about Russian hackers attacking the network management software company & quot; solarwinds & quot; And there are reports that Russia offered a reward to the Taliban to kill us troops in Afghanistan.
In addition, Biden also talked with NATO Secretary General Stoltenberg by telephone, reiterating that the United States will abide by NATO’s Article V commitment on collective defense.