The President of the United States flew to the United Kingdom on Wednesday, the first leg of his trip to Europe before his face-to-face meeting with Vladimir Putin on June 16.
Nearly five months after taking office, Joe Biden flew to the UK on Wednesday, June 9th. This was the first stop of his European trip. During this period, he planned to stick to the solidity of the Transatlantic Alliance in order to face June. On the 16th, he will face Vladimir Poutine in Geneva.
Before boarding Air Force One, The President of the United States assured that the purpose of his trip was to let people know “It is clear that Putin and China think that the United States and Europe [étaient] welding”The first stop of the tour: Mildenhall Base in the east of England. The President will speak in front of members of the US Air Force on Wednesday night.
The conversation with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is scheduled for Thursday, June 10. The Democratic leader will attend the G7 summit in Cornwall (Southwest England) from Friday to Sunday, accompanied by his wife Jill Biden, during which the Covid-19 pandemic and climate will be a priority One of the matters.
“My trip to Europe is an opportunity for the United States to mobilize democracies around the world”, Assures people who have claimed since coming to power that although his predecessor Donald Trump has a different direction, the United States is back («America is back») And intends to fully participate in world affairs.
Before joining Brussels, in order to participate in the NATO summit, Joe Biden will visit the 69-year-old Queen Elizabeth II at Windsor Castle on Sunday, June 13.
Joe Biden, who is still on the tarmac of the Andrews military base in the suburbs of Washington, added that he plans to announce a global vaccine strategy soon. The White House has been strongly criticized for delaying sharing its vaccine against Covid-19 with the rest of the world, and is now trying to take the lead on this issue. “The United States is determined to commit to international vaccination with the sense of urgency we have shown in our country.”, Adhere to the President of the United States.
Washington just announced that 75% of the 80 million doses of vaccine promised to foreign countries by the end of June will be distributed through Covax shared equipment. The latter was established to ensure the fair distribution of vaccines, especially to low-income countries.
The summit meeting with Vladimir Putin scheduled for Wednesday, June 16th in Geneva, Switzerland will be the culmination of the first visit. This is when Joe Biden is experiencing difficulties in his country, within his own camp. Under a tense background. Ukraine; Belarus; the fate of imprisoned Russian rival Alexeï Navalny; cyber attacks: the discussion will definitely be painful and difficult, especially on the last point. problem” The internet” will “The subject of our discussion”, Joe Biden promised before he left on Wednesday.
Regarding Russia, the White House alternately issued reconciliation messages and warnings, reiterating its low expectations.The only goal proposed: to make the relationship between the two countries closer “Stable and predictable”.
The President of the United States provided few details about this tête-à-tête behavior. She just hinted that, unlike what happened to Donald Trump in Helsinki in 2018, the joint press conference between the two is not on the agenda.