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President Joe Biden on Sunday explained why he and Russian President Vladimir Putin won’t hold a joint press conference following their meeting in Geneva this week.
“I always found, and I don’t mean to suggest the press should not know, but this is not a contest about who can do better in front of a press conference or try to embarrass one another,” Biden said Sunday during a press conference at Cornwall Airport Newquay, The Hill first reported. “It’s about making myself very clear what the conditions are to get a better relationship are with Russia.”
Biden said a joint conference between the two leaders could lead to distractions about their demeanor and take away from what the leaders discussed privately.
“I think the best way to deal with this is for he and I to meet, he and I to have our discussion,” Biden added. “I know you don’t doubt that…