Jun 16, 2021

Putin - Biden talks underway Featured

Russia's Vladimir Putin and his US counterpart Joe Biden have met at a villa in Geneva.

It is their first meeting since Biden became president and the summit is being closely watched.

A smaller, first round of talks has finished and an expanded second round is now underway.

Tensions are high on a number of issues, from alleged Russian cyber attacks to Russia's role in Ukraine.

Putin has said US-Russian relations are at their "lowest point in recent years"

The two are scheduled to hold separate press conferences after their talks.

(BBC News)