Joe Biden being his first presidential tour.
The President of the United States, Joe Biden, will make his first international tour in June since arriving at the White House in January, when he visits the United Kingdom first and then Brussels, a city he can take advantage of to attend summits. With NATO and the European Union.
The president aspires to “Restore alliances, revitalize the transatlantic relationship, and work closely with allies and multilateral partners to meet global challenges and better secure the interests of the United States.”According to a signed statement from her spokeswoman, Jane Psaki.
In the United Kingdom, Biden will attend the G7 summit, to be held from June 11 to 13 in the English province of Cornwall, where he will hold bilateral meetings with various leaders, including British Prime Minister Boris Johnson.
Among the topics that will be discussed during this first stop are public health, economic recovery or climate change, according to the Europa Press news agency lists.
Then, move to Brussels, where you attend On June 14th at the NATO meeting They reaffirm Washington’s commitment to the coalition denounced by former President Donald Trump, who has repeatedly called for a review of the current strategy so that, for example, the rest of the partners increase their defense spending.
In this regard, the White House alludes in its statement to the need to “ensure effective load sharing.”
Biden will also participate in a US-European summit in which he aims to emphasize “common interests and values” between the two parties.
In the midst of this ‘Shared agenda’ They include global health security, climate change, trade cooperation, democracy promotion and foreign policy “concerns”, according to the Biden office.
The three-way meeting will, in addition to Biden, be attended by Presidents of the European Council and Commission, Charles Michel and Ursula von der Leyen, respectively, according to community sources.
Michel hopes the summit will “rebuild a strong alliance between the European Union and the United States and unite forces” on issues such as the Coronavirus pandemic, combating climate change, security and pluralism, the leader said on his Twitter account. Network account.
“We have a lot to do together, from climate change to health, from trade and multilateralism to geopolitical challenges,” said von der Leyen.