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Biden raises concerns with Putin about Ukraine confrontation

 

April 14, 2021



BRUSSELS (AP) — President Joe Biden urged Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday to "de-escalate tensions" following a Russian military buildup on Ukraine's border in their second tense call of Biden's young presidency.

Biden also told Putin the U.S. would "act firmly in defense of its national interests" regarding Russian cyber intrusions and election interference, according to the White House. Biden proposed a summit in a third country "in the coming months" to discuss the full range of U.S.-Russia issues, the White House said.

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