Lavrov: We do not expect a diplomatic breakthrough at the Putin-Biden summit

In a time, in the die American-Russian relations due to many dossiers in Russia announced today that it would not see a diplomatic breakthrough at a summit meeting later this month that will bring US President Joe Biden and Russian Vladimir Putin together.

“We are under no illusions, we are not trying to give the impression that there will be a breakthrough or that historical decisions will lead to fundamental changes,” Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said during an online press conference.

The White House announced last Tuesday that Biden would be on June 16 in Geneva in Switzerland will meet its Russian counterpart.

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This is the first meeting of the two presidents since Biden took office and will take place on the sidelines of the G7 and NATO leaders’ meetings.

On May 25, the Kremlin confirmed that the Russian and US presidents reported the state of disturbed relations between the two countries, die bilateral relations, issues related to strategic nuclear stability and other issues including cooperation in combating COVID-19 and regional conflicts.

strained relationships

The relationship between Russia and America is strained by many acts, of which die main disputes over die Ukraine, the fate of opposition leader Alexei Navalny, allegations of espionage and interference in Cyberattacks attributed to elections as well as Moscow are die syrian nudes.

Lavrov: We do not expect a diplomatic breakthrough at the Putin-Biden summit

US President Joe Biden (Reuters)

Lavrov also said last April that die Relations with the United States are worse than they were during the Cold War because of a lack of mutual respect.

To make matters worse, America imposed new sanctions against Russia in mid-April, which affected 32 natural and legal persons.

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