Notably absent from the white house-led group was Russia itself, which was not invited. In June Biden told Russian President Vladimir Putin that 16 US critical infrastructure entities should be off-limits
In the two days of virtual talks, India will lead discussions on Thursday about resilience, while Australia is focusing on how to disrupt cyberattacks. The uk’s contribution focused on virtual currency, while germany discussed diplomacy. Other countries involved include canada, France, Brazil, mexico, Japan, Ukraine, Ireland, israel, South Africa.
Although Russian officials didn’t participate, a White House spokesperson said the US is in ongoing discussions with Russia via the US-Kremlin