President of the United States Joe Biden at a meeting with Vladimir Putin, on the one hand, made it clear that he expects predictable and stable relations with Russia, and on the other, stressed that malicious activities will have to pay. And the United States intends to check whether Moscow is ready for this.
This was stated by the deputy head of the State Department Victoria Nuland.
At the same time, she compared Russia to a pudding that you need to eat to check how delicious it is.
“As the president said at a press conference,” we’ll find out if the pudding is delicious by eating it.” We don’t know yet whether this pudding will be delicious or not — we’ll see,” Nuland said.
She added that the United States has created a couple of expert groups that will check whether Russia wants stable relations and whether it is possible to reach certain agreements with it on certain issues.
“We have opened a couple of channels where we will test whether this cooperation will be fruitful — in particular in the field of strategic stability, looking at weapons, the presence of which destabilizes the situation, as well as in the field of cybersecurity and countering cyber-attacks for the purpose of obtaining ransom,” Nuland explained.