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What’s At Stake As President Biden Enters Negotiations With Vladimir Putin : Consider This from NPR

  • June 16, 2021

President Biden arrives aboard the Air Force One at Melsbroek Military Airport in Brussels, on Sunday ahead of the NATO Summit and E.U.-U.S. summit.

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President Biden arrives aboard the Air Force One at Melsbroek Military Airport in Brussels, on Sunday ahead of the NATO Summit and E.U.-U.S. summit.

Olivier Hoslet/POOL/AFP via Getty Images

Wednesday will be President Biden’s first meeting with one of America’s greatest adversaries. Drawing a contrast with his predecessor is the least of what the commander-in-chief hopes to accomplish when he sits down with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

NPR’s Mary Louise Kelly is covering the summit in Geneva, where she spoke to former U.S. Ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul about what the U.S. could expect to gain from negotiations.

For more coverage of the negotiations, follow Mary Louise Kelly on Twitter and tune into NPR’s Up First on Wednesday morning. Listen via Apple, Spotify or Pocket Casts.

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This episode was produced by Brent Baughman and Lee Hale. It was edited by Sami Yenigun with help from Arezou Rezvani. Our executive producer is Cara Tallo.

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