Russian, US presidents begin video call amid Ukraine tensions
Vladimir Putin, Joe Biden hold talks on wide range of bilateral and international issues
Russian President Vladimir Putin and his US counterpart Joe Biden have started a video call, the Kremlin announced on Tuesday.
The critical meeting comes as tensions escalate over Ukraine with Russian military's buildup near its neighbor's border.
The video of the first minutes of the meeting will be published on the presidential website soon, the Kremlin press service said.
Beside tensions around Ukraine, Putin and Biden are expected to discuss NATO's advance to the Russian borders, and Moscow's demand to provide guarantees about the alliance's non-expansion, and implementation of the agreements reached during the Geneva summit in June.Anadolu Agency website contains only a portion of the news stories offered to subscribers in the AA News Broadcasting System (HAS), and in summarized form. Please contact us for subscription options.