January 19th – Russian President’s Press Secretary Peskov said on the 19th that Russian President Putin currently has no plans to contact outgoing US President Trump and President-elect Biden.
According to Tass News Agency on the 19th, when asked whether Putin would say goodbye to Trump by phone before the end of his term on January 20, Peskov replied that “no contact has been planned yet”.
At the same time, Peskov stressed that such plans are certainly possible, but there is no such contact plan on Putin’s agenda at present.
When asked if he was talking to Biden on the phone, Peskov also replied, “not yet.” “You know there are still a lot of problems in the United States, so of course, they are solving domestic problems first,” Peskov said.
The U.S. Senate and the House of Representatives held a joint meeting on January 6 to conduct the process of authenticating votes for the U.S.
presidential election. On January 7th, local time, Vice President Mike Pence officially announced that Biden would be the next president of the United States.
Under the current transfer of power in the United States, President-elect Biden and Vice President-elect Harris will be sworn in on January 20. At the same time, current President Trump of the United States will also step down on the same day.