“I finished my 1.5 hour conversation with the boss United States of America. The President informed me of the contents of the negotiations with (Russian President Vladimir) Putin. We also talked about possible formulas for resolving the conflict in the Donbass and talked about the course of internal reforms in Ukraine ”, Zelensky wrote on Twitter.
The phone conversation between Biden and Zelensky took place two days after the online meeting between the US and Russian presidents.
Earlier, the chief of the president’s office Ukraine Andrei Yermak said on 1+1 TV that Biden initially informed Zelensky about his conversation with Putin on Tuesday.
– Heads of state also talked about other topics – added Germaine. In his opinion, Biden told Zelensky that the decision to join Ukraine in NATO should depend on the will of the Ukrainian people.
The head of the president’s office stated that the interview took place in a “very open and direct atmosphere”.
White House spokeswoman Jen Psaki said on Thursday that The US administration will not announce new talks between the United States and Russia with the participation of NATO countries in the coming days. The announcement of such talks was announced by President Joe Biden on Wednesday.
Asked during a news conference about Biden’s words about Friday’s announcement of new talks with Russia and the participation of “at least four” NATO allies, Psaki replied that there would be no such announcement.
“The president had talks today with the B9 countries (Bucharest Nine – PAP). This group includes NATO allies. And of course we are in touch every day with our NATO allies,” the spokeswoman said.
She added that during a video conference Tuesday, the presidents introduced Biden and Vladimir Putin have committed to continuing talks between the United States and Russia in low-level teamsHowever, he stressed that no other formats and mechanisms for dialogue are currently expected.
The main topic of Biden’s talks with Putin was the tense situation over Ukraine caused by the concentration of Russian forces on the country’s borders.
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