The conversation between the national security advisers of the United States and Russia, Jake Sullivan and Nikolai Patrushev, was an important stage in the preparation of the meeting of the presidents of the two countries, but Washington is not yet ready to announce its possible date and place, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said at a briefing on Monday.
“Our national security adviser had a conversation with his (Russian) counterpart and this conversation was an important step in the preparation of the planned US-Russian summit, the place, and date of which we are not yet ready to announce and continue to work on it,” Psaki said. She noted that the parties continue to contact on the issue of holding the summit.
Sullivan and Patrushev met in Geneva on Monday.
Earlier it was reported that Patrushev and Sullivan held talks in Geneva, during which they agreed that the normalization of relations between Russia and the United States would meet the interests of the two countries and contribute to the stabilization of the world.