“Switzerland has a long tradition of good offices and is looking forward to the arrival of two heads of state in Geneva,” Parmelena quotes TASS.

According to him, "a constructive dialogue between the two great powers is necessary and very useful for solving interstate and global problems."

The Swiss President also stressed that preparations for the summit "are being conducted in close contact with the Russian and American delegations."

Earlier it was reported that the Swiss president is counting on a meeting with Putin in Geneva.

As previously stated in the Swiss Foreign Ministry, Villa La Grange in Geneva will become a platform for negotiations between Putin and American leader Joe Biden on June 16.