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Biden, Putin Hold 2-Hour High-Stakes Call Amid Growing Ukraine Tensions

Biden Expected To Threaten Russia With Sanctions If Putin Invades Ukraine

In a high-stakes call, President Biden warned Russian President Vladimir Putin that the U.S. would impose “strong economic and other measures” in the event of a potential invasion of Ukraine, while the Kremlin demanded guarantees that NATO would not expand further eastward, ending in neither side reporting any substantial progress occuring in Tuesday’s summit.

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Biden Waits Nearly A Month To Call Netanyahu

After calling more than a dozen other world leaders since taking office, President Biden and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel finally spoke in an hour-long phone conversation on Wednesday, a call that happened a month into his presidency that is seen as a forecast of a new foreign policy shift towards U.S. strongest ally as his administration is working behind the scenes to bring back the Iran nuclear deal.

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