US President Joe Biden on the air of the TV channel CNN stated that Russian and Chinese leaders Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping are committed to autocracy and rely on this form of government.
The head of the White House noted that he had spoken with the President of the PRC, according to him, he was convincing his American colleague that the 21st century will be determined by oligarchs, and democracy “cannot work.”
Biden also added that he knows Putin well and had a lot of conversations with him. “These guys are betting on autocracy, I’m not kidding. Democracy should stand up and show what we are doing, ”he stressed.
The American leader added that after the storming of the Capitol, “the whole world is worried about the United States.” He said that while attending the G7 summit he was asked if “America is back.” “Is it really so, can we believe you, Joe?” The President repeated the question of his foreign colleagues.
Earlier it became known that Russia and the United States will hold consultations on strategic stability at the end of July. Russian and US officials are expected to hold a dialogue on the topic on July 28.
On June 16, at the Villa La Grange in Geneva, after a three-hour conversation, the presidents of Russia and the United States, Vladimir Putin and Joe Biden, agreed on joint work by Moscow and Washington on strategic stability and arms control.