(Wilmington) US President Joe Biden pledged Sunday to inform his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, at his first summit on June 16 that the United States will not allow Russia to “violate” human rights.
“I will meet President Putin in Geneva, and I will make it clear that we will not stand idly by while they violate these rights,” he said during a speech on the eve of Memorial Day, a public holiday to commemorate. For the fallen soldiers for the nation.
The Democratic president also indicated that he had a lengthy phone conversation in February with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping. He said, “I made it clear to him that we can only defend human rights around the world, because that is who we are.”
“America is unique.” He insisted it was an idea that “for us, the fact that all men and women are born equal is clear.”
Joe Biden will meet Vladimir Putin on June 16 in Geneva, Switzerland, at a time of heightened tensions between the two rival powers.
The US President is showing great steadfastness towards Russia, eager to separate from his predecessor, Donald Trump, who is accused of acquiescence with the master of the Kremlin.
But the Democratic president is also expressing his desire for dialogue. If he promises to punish Russia once again “if it continues to interfere in our democracy,” and goes so far as to describe his Russian counterpart as a “murderer,” then he confirms that he does not want “to trigger a cycle of escalation and conflict.” “.