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As tensions rise around the world, there is no more worrisome relationship on planet earth than between the United States and Russia. The reason: 120,000+ nuclear warheads that these two nations have pointed at one another.
These superpowers built their authorities in the dawn of the nuclear age, and quickly amassed enough such weapons to completely obliterate life on earth several times over.
Further, there is a sort of accord between these nations that, if one of them sends even one of these devices skyward, the whole cache is going to get airborne.
So now, as Russia continues to provoke and prod the United States, the Commander in Chief is looking to have a little word with Vlad Putin.
President Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin are expected to meet in Geneva next month, the White House announced Tuesday, maintaining that the meeting will serve as a tool to manage what will continue to be a deeply challenging relationship between the U.S. and Russia.
The meeting is expected to take place on June 16, when Biden and Putin are slated to discuss issues like Iran and North Korea’s nuclear capabilities, Syria, the Arctic, strategic stability, arms control, climate change, COVID-19 and more.
The meeting will take place next month while Biden is already in Europe, a source familiar with the arrangements explained to Fox News. The source said Biden will meet with Putin after meeting with G-7 allies, so that he can understand their concerns and perspectives on Russia.
Sources close to the President have stated that there is no expectation of any official treatises coming from this meeting, but that Biden will be warning Putin about a potential US pushback should the Russians continue to act out on the world’s stage.
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