Erdogan and Putin among the leaders Biden will meet on his first overseas trip

Erdogan and Putin among the leaders Biden will meet on his first overseas trip

The US President Joe Biden’s schedule for his first overseas trip next week has been announced by Jen Psaki, which includes stops in the UK, Belgium and Switzerland.

Joe Biden will meet with several leaders “to highlight America’s commitment to restoring our alliances, revitalizing our transatlantic relationship, and working in close cooperation with our allies and multilateral partners to address global challenges and better secure.” “America’s interests,” the White House said in a statement on Thursday.

The US President will meet with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on June 10 to affirm the enduring strength of the special relationship between the United States and the United Kingdom. On June 13, Biden will meet Queen Elizabeth at Windsor Castle. He will attend the G7 Summit in Cornwall, UK, from June 11 to 13.

Biden will then travel to Brussels to attend a NATO summit on June 14 in which «he will affirm our commitment to a strong transatlantic partnership based on common interests and values», the statement said.

The President will also meet with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to discuss the full range of bilateral and regional issues. He will also meet with King Philip of Belgium and the Prime Minister of Belgium Alexander De Croo.

Biden will hold a bilateral summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin on June 16 in Switzerland. In Geneva, Biden will also meet with Swiss President Guy Parmelin and Foreign Minister Ignazio Cassis./ibna