Joe Biden will pay a “mini state visit” to Britain next week when he will meet King Charles and Rishi Sunak, the White House has announced.
It comes just a month after the Prime Minister traveled to Washington for talks with the US President with Russia and Ukraine likely to figure prominently in their discussions.
It will be their first meeting since Vladimir Putin faced a coup attempt by Yevgeny Prigozhin, the leader of Wagner’s forces.
Biden will travel to Lithuania and Finland after meeting with Sunak as part of an overseas trip from July 9-13.
“President Biden is scheduled to travel to the United Kingdom, Lithuania, and Finland from July 9-13.
“President Biden will first travel to London, United Kingdom to engage with King Charles III and Prime Minister Rishi Sunak to further strengthen the close relationship between our nations,” said White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre. , it’s a statement.
Biden made a short trip to Northern Ireland earlier this year to mark the 25th anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement and met the Prime Minister for brief talks in Belfast.