Prime Minister of Italy Mario Draghi at a meeting with the US leader Joe Biden stated that the goal of the President of Russia Vladimir Putin Was in “the split of Europe“and the deterioration of relations between the EU countries and the West. According to the politician, the opposite happened and the countries of the world” rallied “against the background of the Ukrainian conflict.
The meeting of the leaders of the countries took place at the White House, where Biden thanked Draghi for his “tough stance” regarding Russia’s actions in Ukraine and the head of the country in particular. The Italian politician, in turn, assured that relations between European countries and the United States are only getting stronger.
“If Putin ever thought he could divide us, he failed,” Draghi quotes Biden as saying CNN. We have always been close, now we will be much closer. I know that I can count on your support as a true friend of Europe and Italy.”
Biden, in turn, promised that the United States would support Ukraine “to the last” and develop relations with countries that oppose Russia’s actions.