Joe Biden Told Putin us will continue to raise issue of fundamental human rights

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Joe Biden Told Putin us will continue to raise issue of fundamental human rights

Biden bluntly to Putin: Human rights are in our DNA, consequences will be dire if something happens to Alexei Navalny

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On the question of Alexei Navalny, US President Joe Biden said in a warning tone that if something happens to Navalny in jail, it will have dire consequences. At the same time, Vladimir Putin said that Navalny ignored the law and knew what would happen if he returned from Germany to Russia.

Several issues were agreed upon in a meeting held in Geneva between US President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin. During this, Biden also made it clear that he would not shy away from raising controversial issues. After a nearly four-hour meeting between the two leaders on Wednesday, the US President said that the US and Russia share a unique responsibility. The two countries should build a relationship that is stable and predictable.

Why Separate News Conferences?

Joe Biden further said, 'I want Vladimir Putin to understand what I am saying, why I am saying it and what I am doing, why I am doing it'. He clarified that human rights are in the DNA of Americans, so he will continue to raise this issue. After this summit, different news conferences were scheduled, which casts doubt on its success. When Putin and Donald Trump met in 2018, a different enthusiasm was seen on the faces of both the leaders. During that time, Putin also presented a soccer ball to Trump.

Putin said this on better relationships

First of all, the President of Russia informed the journalists about the meeting. He said the meeting was constructive and reflects the desire of the two leaders to understand each other. The President said, 'It is difficult to say whether relations with America will improve, but there has been a ray of hope. Our assessments differ on many issues, but I think both sides demonstrated a willingness to understand each other and explore ways to get closer.

Biden warns on Navalny

Soon after, the US President addressed the press. He said there was no option but to meet face-to-face. Biden said he told Putin that his agenda was not against Russia but for the safety of his people. On the question of Alexei Navalny, the US President said with a warning tone that if something happens to Navalny in jail, it will have dire consequences. In fact, when Joe Biden was asked what if Russia's biggest opposition leader Navalny died in prison?On this, Biden said that it would have dire consequences.

US concerns dismissed

In the summit meeting, where Putin appeared soft on some issues. Whereas in some respects his stand remained the same as before. In particular, he dismissed US concerns about Alex Navalny, the presence of Russian forces near Ukraine's eastern border, and cyberattacks. Putin said Navalny had ignored the law and knew what would happen if he returned to Russia from Germany. The President further said that whatever is happening with the opposition leader is right. That is, in a way, he made it clear that despite pressure from America, he would not release Navalny.

on these issues

In the meeting, both the leaders have agreed to hold consultations on cyber security. Apart from this, along with the return of the ambassadors of America and Russia, there can also be an agreement between the two regarding the exchange of prisoners. In this meeting, there has also been a discussion on controlling weapons. Significantly, this meeting took place at a time when the relations between the two countries have reached the lowest level ever.

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