NATO will continue to strive for dialogue with Russia and welcomes the upcoming meeting of US President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin in Geneva on June 16, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg told reporters before the opening of the alliance summit, Report informs referring to TASS.

NATO will continue to strive for dialogue with Russia. This is not a sign of weakness, on the contrary, it is a sign of strength, and the alliance welcomes the upcoming meeting of presidents Biden and Putin, he said, stressing that the leaders of the 30 states of the alliance will hold consultations ahead of the Russia-US meeting in Geneva.

Stoltenberg noted that the alliance will reaffirm its dialogue and containment policy towards Russia.