Morning news brief: Putin-Biden talks, US–Saudi Arabia arms deal and more

WION Web Team
NEW DELHI Published: Dec 08, 2021, 09:50 AM(IST)

US President Joe Biden | Russian President Vladimir Putin Photograph:( AFP )

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Saudi Arabia will receive $650 million worth of weapons as part of the arms agreement.Putin bluntly told Biden that Russia is worried about the military activity buildup by Ukraine and NATO.Scott Morrison has confirmed that Australian officials will not attend the Beijing Winter Olympics, joining the United States in a diplomatic boycott of next year’s Games.

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