Russian Ambassador Anatoly Antonov on Sunday boarded an Aeroflot flight to New York and then flew to Washington.
President Joe Biden and President Vladimir Putin (File Photo)
Russian Ambassador Anatoly Antonov has once again returned to the US after three months. During the heightened tension between the US and Russia, Washington asked the Russian ambassador to return to Moscow. Information has been received about Antonov’s return to America through a tweet from the Embassy of Russia.
The ambassador’s return to Washington comes at a time when US President Joe Biden and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin met in Geneva last week. The result of the meeting of the two leaders is that the Russian ambassador has returned to America again. In this meeting held in Geneva, the two leaders agreed on the return of Russian Ambassador Anatoly Antonov and US Ambassador John Sullivan.
In the month of April, both the countries sent each other’s ambassadors to their countries.
Russian Ambassador Anatoly Antonov boarded an Aeroflot flight to New York on Sunday and then flew to Washington. The Russian embassy tweeted on Sunday night that the ambassador had returned to duty. Significantly, in the month of April, both the countries had sent each other’s diplomats and ambassadors back to their countries. In addition, sanctions were imposed on several senior officials. In such a situation, there were indications that when Biden and Putin meet, this issue will be raised.
Putin calls meeting with Biden constructive
Let us let you know that after meeting Biden, Putin has said that Russia and America have agreed to consult on cyber security. Putin said talks with Biden have been constructive. He told that the US and Russia have agreed to the withdrawal of the ambassadors. According to Putin, there may be an “agreement” with the US in the prisoner exchange. Both the leaders shook hands (Biden Putin Meeting). Biden extended his first hand and smiled at Putin.
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