US President Joe Biden, during a meeting on June 16, called on his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin to think about whether Moscow should increase its dependence on Beijing. This was stated by US Deputy Secretary of State for Political Affairs Victoria Nuland at the Globsec 2021 forum in Bratislava.
According to her, Biden’s concerns are related to China’s plans on the world stage, which involve gradual expansion into new regions.
Nuland arrived in Geneva for the Russia — US summit with US President Joe Biden. In addition, Secretary of State Anthony Blinken, US Ambassador to Russia John Sullivan, Biden’s National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan, and Senior Director for Russia and Central Asia at the National Security Council (NSC) USA Eric Green.