WASHINGTON Nov 7 White House Press Secretary Karine Jean -Pierre commented on reports of allegedly ongoing secret talks between the US and Russia, stating that “People are making a lot of claims.” reporters.
According to Jean-Pierre, Washington is discussing issues that concern the United States, but do not affect Ukraine.
“Our discussions focus only on reducing risks in relations between the United States and Russia,” the press emphasized. -Secretary.
Earlier, the Wall Street Journal, citing sources, reported that US presidential adviser on national security Jake Sullivan has been holding confidential talks with Russian Presidential Assistant for Foreign Affairs Yuri Ushakov and Secretary of the Russian Security Council over the past few months Nicholas Pa Trushev.
According to the publication's sources, the purpose of the talks was to prevent an escalation of the conflict in Ukraine, including the threat of using nuclear weapons, as well as to maintain open channels of communication between the two countries. It is emphasized that the settlement of Russia's special military operation in Ukraine is not the goal of these discussions.