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Putin and Biden hold two hours of talks amid Ukraine tensions

Putin and Biden hold two hours of talks amid Ukraine tensions
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Wednesday, 08 December, 2021, 00:12

Virtual talks between US President Joe Biden and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin have concluded, with the two leaders discussing a range of issues amid mounting tensions over Russia’s military buildup near Ukraine.

“Greetings, Mr President,” Putin said in a brief video clip released by the Kremlin from Tuesday’s meeting. Biden said it was “good to see” his Russian counterpart, adding that he hoped their next session would be in person.