On Wednesday, Air Force One President Jody Joe and Jill Biden landed at Mildenhall Airport in the UK. On Thursday, Joe Biden will begin his first foreign trip as US president by meeting with Boris Johnson, which will last three days before the G7 summit begins this weekend in Cornwall, southwest England.
Biden comes to the meeting with a clear call to honor the so-called Good Friday Agreement, signed by the Irish and British governments in 1998, marking the end of three decades of bloody fighting in Northern Ireland: affecting the delicate peace in Northern Ireland that will prevent conflict with the EU.
“President Biden is clear In its fundamental belief in the Good Friday Treaty as the basis for peaceful coexistence in Northern Ireland. Measures that could affect or undermine the agreement will not be welcomed by the United States, “said Jack Sullivan, the White House’s national security adviser on Britain’s visit to Britain.
In addition to Northern Ireland, Biden and Johnson are also expected to discuss climate crisis and trade issues.
On Friday, other world leaders from the G7 countries will join in to discuss a 15 percent global tax on vaccines for poor countries and multinational corporations.
Early next week, the journey begins Before the trip ends in Geneva, Biden will travel to Brussels for meetings with NATO and the European Union, where he will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Ahead of the meeting with the Russian leader, President Biden has flagged that he wants to put pressure on Putin on human rights and the Russian occupation.
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