Biden and Putin Held One Hour-Long Call Over Ukraine.
By: Ahmed Fathi
President Joseph Biden spoke today with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Russia's expanding military buildup on Ukraine's borders. President Biden said unequivocally that if Russia launches another invasion of Ukraine, the US, together with our allies and partners, would react firmly and impose fast and severe repercussions on Russia. The White House said in a readout.
President Biden warned that another Russian invasion of Ukraine would cause enormous human misery and damage Russia's reputation.
President Biden made it plain to President Putin that, although the US is committed to diplomacy in full collaboration with our allies and partners, we are also prepared for alternative possibilities.