Hello, I'm Debbie Russ with the BBC News. President Biden has said he will lay down redlines to his Russian counterpart in their meeting on Wednesday. Speaking after a summit of NATO leaders, Mr Biden acknowledged that he faced a tough opponent in Vladimir Putin. And he said he was ready to cooperate with Moscow if it chose to do so, but would respond if Russia continued its harmful activities. I'm gonna make clear to President Putin that there are areas where we can cooperate if he chooses. And if he chooses not to cooperate and acts in a way that he has in the past relative to cyber security and some other activities, then we will respond.
Plans to end coronavirus restrictions in England have been delayed for 4 weeks because of rising infections. Prime Minister Boris Johnson said the extra time would allow many more people to be fully vaccinated against COVID. Here is our political editor Laura Kuenssberg. The Prime Minister tried to signal very strongly that by the time it gets in the July, that should, in his view, be it. He used the phrase "a terminus date". I think that was also a strong message to those in his party, who worried about extending the limits for another little while. But I think it was also clear, listen to the Prime Minister and the top medics, that they just didn't really feel that they had any choice here. They said that this decision would prevent thousands of deaths with the way that the Delta variant has been spreading.
The Belarus journalist and activist Roman Protasevich has appeared unexpectedly before a press conference in Minsk. He was detained last month after the flight he was on from Greece to Lithuania was forced to land in Belarus. Journalists had been told the Belarus authorities were holding the press conference to provide more details on why the Ryan air flight had been made to land and when Mr Protasevich appeared. The BBC News team left so as not to validate his forced appearance. Our correspondent Jonah Fisher reports. At the last minute, once journalists and foreign diplomats had taken their seats, a name badge at the front was swapped, and Roman Protasevich was brought in. Mr Protasevich has been in detention and has on several occasions been put in front of television cameras to confess to his alleged crimes and to deny being mistreated, where Mr Protasevichwhich clearly having no choice but to take part. The BBC team left the briefing. Several of the diplomats also followed. This is the world news from the BBC.