U.S. President Joe Biden joked during a meeting with the British prime minister that he liked his surroundings so much that he didn’t want to return home, The Washington Post reported June 10.
The leaders met in the British county of Cornwall in southwest England. It was also attended by US First Lady Jill Biden and the wife of the British prime minister, Carrie Symonds.
The day before it became known that British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and U.S. President Joe Biden during their first face-to-face meeting would agree on a new Atlantic Charter to “protect democracy.
On June 10, Biden embarked on his first overseas trip as U.S. president. He began his tour with Great Britain. After meeting with the kingdom’s prime minister, Boris Johnson, the American leader will attend the G7 summit in Cornwall on June 11-13. On June 13, Joe Biden will meet Queen Elizabeth II at Windsor Castle.
After that, the U.S. president will go to Brussels, where he will participate in the NATO summit on June 14. In Belgium, Biden will also attend the U.S.-EU summit where he will discuss, among other things, increasing digital trade and common foreign policy concerns.
In addition, Biden is scheduled for a June 16 summit with Russian leader Vladimir Putin in Geneva. This will be the first face-to-face meeting between the two heads of state since Biden took office as U.S. president. The trip to Geneva will be the first foreign visit of the Russian president since January 2020.