According to News i Agency International Group, a Swiss newspaper reported that the delegation accompanying Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Joe Biden is on a trip to Geneva with more than 800 people.
About 1,000 security forces and about 900 Geneva police officers will provide security during the bilateral meeting between Putin and Biden, the Tass news agency quoted Tag Blat as saying. More than 3,000 reporters and photographers will also cover the five-hour meeting between Putin and Biden.
According to the report, the Swiss Air Force, with the help of the French and Italian Air Forces, will closely monitor the airspace of Geneva. Not only the skies of Geneva but also parts of French airspace near the negotiating table will be covered by the Air Force. The air defense system is also located on Lake Geneva near the Villa Lograng (the main meeting place).
US President Joe Biden will arrive in Geneva at 16:15 local time. He will meet with the Swiss President and Foreign Minister this evening. He will then stay at the 5-star Intercontinental Hotel in Geneva.
Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Joe Biden are scheduled to meet in Geneva on June 16 for their first meeting since the inauguration of the Biden administration.
In a recent interview with Russia 1, Putin explained the purpose of his upcoming meeting with his American counterpart.
“(The bilateral meeting with Biden) is aimed at reviving contacts and personal relations, establishing a direct dialogue and establishing really effective mechanisms for interaction on issues of mutual interest,” Putin said.
The Russian president told the network that the meeting would be an effective one if a meeting between him and Biden would create mechanisms for engagement in various fields.
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