(ANSA) - MOSCOW, APRIL 13 - In a phone call with VlaidmirPutin, Joe Biden "reiterated the unwavering commitment of the US to the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine" expressing "concerns about the sudden Russian strengthening in occupied Crimea and on the border with Ukraine ", and asked Moscow to" ease tensions ".
Joe Biden, reports the White House, "has proposed a meeting in the next few months in a third country to discuss the full range of issues facing the US and Russia.
The Kremlin, for its part, has made it known that both the American and the Russian side "expressed the will to continue the dialogue in the most important sectors for world security: which would respond to the interests not only of Russia and the United States but of the whole international community ".
"In addition - continues the Kremlin - Biden has expressed interest in normalizing the state of things on the bilateral line, creating a stable and predictable interaction on relevant issues such as strategic stability and arms control, the Iranian nuclear program, the situation in Afghanistan and global climate change. ".