summit talks. Biden will talk to Duda

Sunday evening The State Department has ordered the families of US diplomats to leave the US Embassy in Kiev. He justified this with “the fear of an imminent military invasion of Ukraine.”

“There are reports that Russia is planning major military action against Ukraine. (…) Security conditions, especially along the Ukrainian border in Russia-occupied Crimea and in Russian-controlled eastern Ukraine, are unpredictable and may soon deteriorate” As stated in the ministry’s statement. statment. Country.

Monday’s meeting with European leaders will be closed to the press, but the White House – traditionally – will release a statement after the talks. It is scheduled to be 21:00 Polish time (15:00 local time). According to the White House, the video conference is part of “close consultation and coordination with allies and transatlantic partners in response to the concentration of Russian forces on the border with Ukraine.”

The meeting will be attended – in addition to President Biden and President Duda, French President Emmanuel Macron, German Chancellor Olaf Schulz, Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, as well as European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen. European Council President Charles Michel and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg.

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USA: We don’t know what Putin’s intentions are

“We still don’t know what President Putin’s intentions are. But we can clearly see that he’s building military capabilities along the Ukrainian border to have the option (invasion) at any time, so that’s the background to the decisions we’ve taken.” said the diplomat.


On Monday, US top diplomat Anthony Blinken also attended a meeting of European Union foreign ministers to reach out to Washington.