WORLD Russia expects no 'breakthrough' at Putin-Biden summit

WORLD

Russia expects no 'breakthrough' at Putin-Biden summit

AFP

22:11, June 01, 2021

Russia is not expecting any major breakthrough when President Vladimir Putin and US counterpart Joe Biden hold their first summit this month, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Tuesday.

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov (Photo: AFP)

"We are not under any illusions and we are not trying to create the impression that there will be any breakthrough, any historic fateful decisions," Lavrov told a press conference in Moscow ahead of the June 16 talks in Geneva.

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