The United States and the United Kingdom are still optimistic about a diplomatic solution to the Ukraine crisis. This information was given in the report of BBC online on Tuesday.
US President Joe Biden and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson expressed this hope in a phone conversation. The two leaders had a 40-minute phone conversation.
The leaders of the two countries said in a phone call that all hopes for a diplomatic solution to the Ukraine crisis have not been dashed. A compromise is still possible to resolve the crisis.
However, Biden and Boris warned that the situation in Ukraine was still fragile.
Westerners have expressed fears that Russia’s military action in Ukraine is imminent. Strong diplomatic efforts are underway to avoid war. Biden and Boris said they had not lost hope in resolving the crisis.
Russia has deployed more than 100,000 troops along the Ukrainian border. The deployment of Russian troops has raised fears of a Ukrainian invasion. Russia has said it has no plans to invade Ukraine.
More than a dozen countries have called on their citizens to leave Ukraine for fear of Russian attack. The United States has said that Russian air strikes on Ukraine could begin at any time.
Downing Street 10 has issued a statement regarding the phone conversation between US President Biden and British Prime Minister Boris.
The two leaders said in a phone conversation that there were still important diplomatic avenues for resolving the Ukraine crisis, the statement said.
Boris and Biden briefed other world leaders on the Ukraine crisis.
Biden and Boris agreed that the threat posed by Russia to Ukraine could be resolved diplomatically.