The first phone call between the US president and his Russian counterpart

Washington- January 27: The White House said that there was the first telephone conversation between Joe Biden since assuming the presidency of the United States and Russian President Vladimir Putin, and White House spokeswoman Jane Saki said that Biden spoke of concern about Russian activities, including the treatment of imprisoned dissident Alexei Navalny. She added that one of the topics discussed by the two leaders was Biden’s proposal to extend the New START Treaty to limit nuclear weapons with Russia for five years. In Moscow, the Kremlin said in a statement that the two leaders spoke by phone after reaching an agreement to extend the New START treaty.


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