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Joe Biden challenges Vladimir Putin and promises more weapons to Eastern Europe

under Tuesday meeting Between Biden and Putin, which took place in the form of a video call, the Russian president said he wanted a guarantee from NATO to stop its expansion in the east and also get guarantees that Ukraine would never join the defense alliance.

put it in Accused Also the United States for trying to occupy Ukrainian territory via NATO. This is done by massing forces in countries close to the Ukrainian border.

The next day, In a speech in the KremlinPutin said he also wanted to see guarantees of stopping new weapons and soldiers in countries close to Russia’s borders.

On Thursday, President Biden promised in conversation with other NATO members that the United States would provide easternmost member states with “additional resources,” Reuters reported.

The situation around Ukraine remains tense. On Thursday, President Putin compared what is happening in the pro-Russian eastern Donbass region to a “genocide”.

– I must say that Russian terrorism is a first step towards genocide. You all know what is happening in the Donbass. Putin said it really does sound like genocide France Press agency.

Russia still has About 100,000 soldiers near the Ukrainian border and during Thursday President Biden discussed the situation in Ukraine with President Volodymyr Zelensky.

Both discussed, among other things, how the closed situation in the Donbass and the energy situation in Ukraine could be resolved.

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