The US threatened to `strongly strike` Russia right before the Biden - Putin meeting 0The US threatened to `strongly strike` Russia right before the Biden - Putin meeting 0

(Dan Tri) – The US Secretary of State warned of a strong response to Russia’s `aggressive` actions ahead of the summit next week.

Russian President Vladimir Putin (left) and US President Joe Biden (Photo: Getty).

`What President Biden will make clear to President Putin is that we seek a more stable, more predictable relationship with Russia and then there are areas where we have common interests and we

Mr. Blinken mentioned the first summit between US President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin in Geneva, Switzerland on June 16.

`If Russia continues to act recklessly and aggressively, we will respond as strongly as President (Biden) has stated to accusations of election interference, SolarWinds cyber attack or plot to kill Alexei

Previously, the US accused Russian intelligence agencies of orchestrating a cyber attack against the US software company SolarWinds, causing damage to US government agencies including the Department of Defense.

The case involving anti-Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny has fueled tensions between Russia and Western countries.

The meeting between President Putin and President Biden took place in a context where tensions between Russia and the US are at an all-time high.

Russia was also mentioned in the joint statement of G7 leaders on June 13 after a three-day summit in England.

`The G7 countries adopted a joint statement, in which, in addition to the traditional call for Russia to stop destabilizing behavior, there is an interesting aspect. The G7 expressed interest in `stable relations

`Before that, they declared that Russia should be more stable and predictable. Now this task is considered an aspect of general relations, that is, dependent on all parties,` the diplomat said.

In an interview with Russian state television on June 13, President Putin said he expected a meeting with President Biden in Geneva this week would help establish bilateral dialogue and restore relations.

Mr. Putin said important issues for the two leaders during the meeting included strategic stability, the situation in Libya, Syria and environmental protection.

Mr. Putin also praised Mr. Biden for showing `professionalism` when the two countries agreed to extend the New START nuclear arms control treaty this year.

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