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    Joe Biden says neither the West nor NATO are implicated in the attempted mutiny of the Wagner group in Russia

    The President of the United States, Joe Biden, He stressed that neither the West nor NATO were involved in the attempted uprising of the leader of the Wagner groupYevgueni Prigozhin, against the Russian military and political leadership.

    In his first public statements on the matter, Biden explained in a White House speech that He was following the events “hour by hour” with his national security team and that he spoke to “key” allies over Zoom to make sure that Russian President Vladimir Putin did not blame them for what happened.

    “It is crucial that we are coordinated in our response and in what we do to anticipate. We agreed to make sure that we do not give any pretext to Putin so that he blames neither the West nor NATO,” said the US president.

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    Over the weekend, Biden spoke by phone with officials from France, Germany and the United Kingdom to discuss the situation in Russia.

    We made it clear that we were not involved -continued the president-, we have nothing to do with this, this was part of a fight within the Russian system”.

    Likewise, Biden spoke with the president of Ukraine, Volodimir Zelenski, on Sunday, and announced that he may also speak with him this Monday to “guarantee” that both have the same position on this issue.

    I told him that it doesn’t matter what happens in RussiaWe, the US, will continue to support Ukraine’s defense of its sovereignty and territorial integrity,” Biden said.

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    He added that he will continue in contact with the allies to assess the implications of what happened and stressed that “it is too early” to reach a conclusion. “It remains to be seen what is the outcome of all this,” he considered.

    Meanwhile, he stated that The United States and its partners will be “closely aligned” in their interpretation and response to this situation, because “it is important to be fully coordinated,” he said.

    The head of the Wagner Group, Yevgueni Prigozhin, highlighted this Monday in his first statements after the failed mutiny that he only sought to save the private military company from disappearance and not change power in Russia.

    The statements by the US president come after the Russian Foreign Minister, Sergei Lavrov, pointed out that Russia is investigating whether Western intelligence services were involved in the rebellion of the group of Russian mercenaries Wagner.

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    I saw how they reported on events in Russia. In particular, CNN, if I remember correctly, reported that US intelligence knew several days in advance of the mutiny preparations, but decided not to tell anyone about it, apparently hoping that the rebellion would succeed,” Lavrov said. this same Monday.

    With information from Efe.

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    Source: La Opinion

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