President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky and U.S. President Joe Biden will hold a telephone conversation on Monday, June 7. The Chairperson of Information Policy Directorate of Office of the President Iryna Pobedonostseva said this, as Suspilne reports.
"Zelensky will talk to Biden by phone today. The Chairperson of Information Policy Directorate of Office of the President Iryna Pobedonostseva confirmed this information in talk with Suspilne," the statement reads.
World leaders are expected to discuss global security and Ukrainian-Russian relations.
As it was reported, on June 7, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky said he was ready to meet with his American counterpart Joe Biden before the latter meets with the Russian leader Vladimir Putin in Geneva.
The meeting of U.S. President Joe Biden and Russian leader Vladimir Putin will take place in Geneva on June 16. This will be the first meeting between the leaders of the two countries since Biden took office as President of the United States. Putin and Biden are expected to discuss bilateral relations, strategic stability, as well as topical issues of the international order, the fight against the pandemic and the settlement of regional conflicts.
The White House Press secretary Jen Psaki said Biden intended to discuss Ukraine and Belarus with Vladimir Putin.
A source in the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine said that Ukraine and the United States were working on a call between Zelensky and Biden before the Geneva summit on June 16, where the United States leader will meet with the Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Soon, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine confirmed the information that US President Joe Biden, before meeting with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin, will hold a dialogue with Ukrainian President Zelensky.