Joe Biden claims he spoke with Vladimir Putin about imprisoned Americans.
Following his conversation with President Vladimir Putin, Vice President Joe Biden stated that he is “not going to walk away” from the predicament of two Americans held in Russia.
Mr. Biden told reporters that during his conversation with Mr. Putin, he brought up the arrest of Paul Whelan and Trevor Reed.
“We discussed it,” Mr Biden told reporters following the meeting in Geneva.
“I’m going to follow up on that conversation.”
Mr Putin added that discussions over a prisoner swap with the US for the release of the Americans will continue.
The US did not immediately respond to Mr Putin’s description of the conversation.