Washington, Feb 5: US President Joe Biden on Thursday said the days of his country rolling over in the face of Russia”s aggressive actions are over and warned Moscow that his administration will not hesitate to raise the cost on it.
“I made it clear to President Putin, in a manner very different from my predecessor, that the days of the United States rolling over in the face of Russia”s aggressive actions — interfering with our elections, cyberattacks, poisoning its citizens — are over,” Biden told State Department employees.
Russian President Vladimir Putin is one of the world leaders with whom Biden has spoken over the phone. “We will not hesitate to raise the cost on Russia and defend our vital interests and our people. We will be more effective in dealing with Russia when we work in coalition and coordination with other like-minded partners,” he said.