President Biden, in his to start with journey abroad considering that taking workplace, arrived in Europe on Wednesday with a challenging agenda: Reassure allies that the hostility of the Trump many years was a momentary aberration in U.S. policy, coax them towards coordinated policies on Russia, China, international warming and the coronavirus, and then confront Vladimir V. Putin of Russia.
It would be a formidable set of problems in the best of occasions. These are not people occasions.
Mr. Biden is fighting to pursue his domestic agenda, which include a trillion-dollar infrastructure paying system, with razor-thin Democratic manage of Congress and established Republican opposition. The United States is nicely along the street to emerging from the pandemic and economic downturn, but considerably of the planet stays caught in their grip, and health and fitness industry experts warn that no nation is safe and sound from the virus right up until just about every nation is.
Mr. Biden traveled to start with to Cornwall, the southwestern tip of England, in which the yearly summit meeting of the Group of seven huge, wealthy democracies will be held from Friday by means of Sunday. Starting on Thursday, he will also hold 1-on-1 meetings with other G7 leaders, and on Sunday he will go to Queen Elizabeth II at Windsor Castle. He will then meet with NATO officials and leaders from the European Union upcoming week just before finishing his whirlwind tour on Wednesday when he meets Mr. Putin in Geneva.
Mr. Biden met with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson at Carbis Bay in Cornwall, just before Friday’s meeting of the Group of seven primary industrial nations.
The to start with lady, Dr. Jill Biden, wore a jacket with the word “Love” on it.
Military police outdoors the Carbis Bay Hotel, in which planet leaders are gathering.
Mr. Biden and Mr. Johnson looked at a copy of the Atlantic Charter and historical images all through their meeting.
Mr. Biden and Dr. Biden, at the airport in Cornwall.
Mr. Biden delivered remarks to U.S. military personnel and their households stationed at Royal Air Force Mildenhall in the United Kingdom.
“We have to finish Covid-19, not just at dwelling, which we’re undertaking, but all over the place,” Mr. Biden informed United States troops.