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Putin says satisfied with Biden explanation for calling him a 'killer'

Tense relations between the US and Russia have led ambassadors to return home earlier this year.

17/6/2021 1:38:00 AM

Tense relations between the US and Russia have led ambassadors to return home earlier this year. FMTNews Russia Putin JoeBiden

Tense relations between the US and Russia have led ambassadors to return home earlier this year.

By-June 17, 2021 6:36 AMBiden and Putin arrive to meet at the ‘Villa la Grange’ in Geneva yesterday. (AP pic)GENEVA: Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday that US President Joe Biden had phoned him to explain why he had called him “a killer” in March and that the explanation he had offered had satisfied Putin.

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Putin was speaking at a news conference after a summit with Biden in Geneva.Biden in an ABC News interview broadcast in March said “I do” when asked if he believed Putin was a killer.That prompted Russia to recall its Washington ambassador for consultations, and the US ambassador to Moscow returned home for consultations later too. Biden and Putin agreed to return their ambassadors at Wednesday’s summit.

“As regards those sharp declarations what can I say, we’re all familiar with them,” said Putin, referring to Biden’s ABC interview.“President Biden phoned me afterwards and we exchanged views on the subject. These explanations suited me,” said Putin.The Russian leader went on to list what he said he regarded as numerous human rights violations by US authorities and accused the US military of being responsible for the murder of civilians in Afghanistan and Iraq. headtopics.com

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