VIENNA (Pakistan Point News / Sputnik - 14th April, 2021) Austria is always ready to become a platform for high-level negotiations, the Austrian Foreign Ministry told Sputnik, commenting on the possibility of holding a meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and his US counterpart, Joe Biden.
"We have seen media reports. If Russia and the United States decide to hold a summit at the presidential level, it is commendable. The decision on whether such a summit takes place, when and where, depends on both countries," the ministry said.
"Of course, Austria is always at the disposal for high-level negotiations of any kind," the ministry stressed.
Earlier, the White House said that Biden had offered Putin a summit in the coming months in a third country. White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki told reporters that it was too early to talk about the venue of the possible summit.