Regarding the situation in Ukraine, Russian President Vladimir Putin will hold a telephone talk with US President Joe Biden on the 12th for the first time in about a month and a half.


The focus is on how Russia can pave the way for further deterioration as the West raises concerns about a military invasion as it builds up military forces around Ukraine.

President Putin will hold a telephone talk with US President Joe Biden on the 12th as the West raises concerns about a military invasion as Russia is strengthening military troops around Ukraine.



The White House in the United States initially asked the Russian side to hold a telephone talk on the 14th of this month, but explained that the American side proposed to hold it on the 12th ahead of schedule.



It is the first time in about a month and a half since December 30, last year, that the two leaders have had a telephone talk.


In addition, President Putin will hold a telephone conversation with French President Emmanuel Macron on the night of the 12th of Japan time prior to the meeting with President Biden.



Meanwhile, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said he would hold a telephone conversation with Russian Foreign Minister Sergeĭ Vikken and said, "If President Putin decides to take military action, he will promptly impose severe economic sanctions in cooperation with his allies." I warned you again.



Russia has shown its willingness to respond to dialogue, while continuing joint military exercises with Ukraine's neighboring country Belarus, and the Russian Defense Ministry said on the 12th that it conducted shooting training on the assumption that some areas were occupied by armed groups. We have released a video to do.



The focus is on how to pave the way for further deterioration through a series of dialogues, including a meeting with US President Joe Biden, which Putin places the highest priority on.

U.S. local embassy evacuation movement

As military tensions continue over Ukraine, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken will hold a press conference in Fiji on the 12th, "more mention of the future treatment of the embassy in Kiev, the capital of Ukraine, in the next few hours. It will be. "



In connection with this, the Associated Press plans on the 12th that the U.S. government will evacuate almost all of the approximately 200 employees working at the local embassy to the country or near the border with Poland. I told you.



The US State Department has so far ordered the families of local embassy staff to evacuate and advised Americans to stop traveling.


On the other hand, there are a series of movements among countries to evacuate their own people, and from the 11th to the 12th, governments such as the United Kingdom, the Netherlands and New Zealand recommend that their own people staying in Ukraine evacuate. did.

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