Blinken Will Participate in Biden's Bilateral Meeting With Putin in Geneva, State Dept Says


When US President Joe Biden travels to Europe later this week to meet with the G7 powers and NATO allies before meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin next week, he will be urging them to form a more united and comprehensive effort against Russia, including in cybersecurity.


"Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken will accompany President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. on his June travel to Cornwall, UK; Brussels, Belgium; and Geneva, Switzerland," State Department spokesperson Ned Price told reporters on Monday, adding that Blinken "will participate in President Biden's bilateral meeting with Russian Federation President Vladimir Putin in Geneva."