Aslıhan DOĞRU -TDO- United States President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin met in Geneva, Switzerland.
The White House said after the meeting that the meeting between the two leaders lasted about four hours, then another meeting attended by officials from both countries lasted 65 minutes.
Speaking at a press conference after the meeting, Putin said he and President Biden had agreed to reinstate the ambassadors to ease tensions between the two countries.
Putin said the meeting was 'very constructive' and 'not hostile', "Biden and I have agreed to initiate consultations on cybersecurity. It's very important," he said.
Commenting on Biden's "Putin the Killer" statement about himself, Putin expressed satisfaction with US President Biden's statement on the issue.
Biden began his speech by saying at a news conference that he would continue to voice concerns about human rights to Putin, the Russian leader.
Biden has said he will not stop raising his voice about other 'rights violations', including the case of jailed opposition leader Alexei Navalny.
"I told Putin that my agenda is not against Russia or any other country, it is for the American people," Biden said, noting that he and Putin agreed to establish a strategic stability dialogue mechanism to prevent the spread of new and complex weapons.