April 29 Diplomatic conflicts between Russia and the United States have intensified in recent times, according to comprehensive foreign media reports. To ease their differences, the two sides have expressed their willingness to hold summit talks, although no date has been set. And in this section of the eye, the two sides once again exchanged harsh words, for this is in the worsening bilateral relations, what impact?
Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Joe Biden may meet in the summer, but the time and place have not yet been determined, Russian Presidential Press Secretary Dmitry Peskov said Tuesday, local time.After reports that Biden and Putin had spoken by phone on April 13, the White House announced that the two would hold a summit in a third country in the coming months.
The summit schedule has been slow to determine, but the “war of words” between the two sides has started again.
27 local time, U.S. Secretary of State John Blinken said that although the U.S. side believes that the open dialogue between the two sides is beneficial to bilateral relations, but if Russia continues to “aggressive” behavior, the U.S. will respond to this. A day later, Blinken also “knocked” Turkey, demanding that it could no longer buy Russian-made weapons and threatening to impose more U.S. sanctions on the Russian-Turkish military deal.
At the same time, Russia’s language is also very strong. Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on the 28th local time, because of the lack of mutual respect, Russia-US relations are worse than the Cold War era.
Lavrov further explained that “despite the frequent dangerous situations during the Cold War, there was mutual respect.” ”
Lavrov also stressed that Russia is working on a list of “unfriendly” countries, which will be published soon. Earlier, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Zakharova said the list will include the United States.
In addition, the Russian side also on the 28th local time, the United States launched a “diplomatic war” again, decided to expel Slovakia’s three diplomats and Estonia, Lithuania, Latvia, four diplomats.
The “diplomatic war” began on April 15th when the United States announced sanctions against Russia and expelled 10 Russian diplomats, after which all four countries, including the Czech Republic and Poland, announced the expulsion of Russian diplomats.
With uncertainty over U.S.-Russian relations, the diplomatic conflict between Russia and the U.S. and its so-called “allies” may be difficult to cool in a short time.