The participation of Russian President Vladimir Putin in the climate summit means that Russia is very interested in finding ways to solve global environmental problems, said the assistant to the Russian leader Yuri Ushakov.
Journalists asked the assistant to the head of state whether Putin’s presence at the summit could be regarded as a step towards the United States.
“This can be regarded as our (Russia’s) great interest in solving climate problems. They can only be resolved together, so we definitely take part in such events, in all of them,” Yuri Ushakov said.
The climate summit was held via videoconference on April 22-23. The presidents of various states, including Russian leader Vladimir Putin, did theses on current environmental problems.
In his speech, the Russian leader expressed Moscow’s interest in intensifying international cooperation to solve acute global problems.
US President Joe Biden welcomed the words of his Russian counterpart and admitted that he was pleased with Putin’s corresponding call. The head of the White House called this statement “a great promise.”