- The president Joe Biden arrived in the United Kingdom as part of his first international trip.
- He is expected to meet with Western allies in the near future, as well as a meeting with Putin.
- On his tour he will address a global vaccination strategy to end the Covid-19 pandemic.
This Wednesday the presidential plane Air Force One, where the current president of the United States of America Joe Biden traveled, landed at 7:40 p.m. local time at the well-known Royal Air Force air base in Mildenhall, as part of his first international trip.
According to the EFE news agency, as part of his first act on British soil, the president plans to give a speech to the US forces, and then head to Cornwall, where he is expected to participate in the G7 summit.
The main purpose of the Biden trip to Europe
Biden gave statements to The Washington Post newspaper, where he assured that one of his main objectives is for the United States to renew its commitment to allies and partners, but not only that, the president clarified that it must “make it clear to Russia and China that EE .UU and Europe are together ”.
Another point to be discussed on this trip is to demonstrate the ability of democracies to face challenges.
Until now it is known that after landing in Cornwall a meeting has been agreed with the British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson.
After this meeting, on Friday he will attend the G7 summit that will last three days. Biden wants to convey to the allies that “America is back.” On Sunday, at the end of the meeting, it is known that Joe Biden will have a meeting with Queen Elizabeth II at Windsor Castle.
The topics that the G7 will touch
The countries that enter the G7 are: United States, United Kingdom, France, Germany, Italy, Canada and Japan.
Regarding the issues that will be discussed at the negotiating table, it is known that they will be about the recovery from the pandemic, the fight against the climate crisis, the hegemony of China and the cyber attacks launched from Russia.
The central theme: Cyberattacks
One of the most important points that Biden wants to address at the G7 is the cyberattacks launched from Russia that have targeted the United States; It all started in May, when the largest US pipeline network was hacked, which resulted in the suspension of activities for several days, but the attacks did not stop there, in June it had a similar problem against JBS, one of the largest meat processing companies.
The authorities determined that in both cases the attacks came from cybercriminals operating from Russian territory.
The beginning of the plan
According to the EFE news agency, before the president’s trip to Europe began, Jake Sullivan, the White House national security adviser, mentioned to the press that Biden wants the G7 summit in Cornwall to be the beginning of a ‘ action plan ‘against cyberattacks.
It is essential for the United States that this particular issue is on the table, especially at the NATO summit to be held in Brussels and in which Biden has already confirmed his attendance.
The next point on the itinerary
Belgium is the next country to visit for the president, because he is scheduled to attend the NATO summit in Brussels on June 14, where he wants to reaffirm the United States’ commitment to the Atlantic Alliance.
A day later, the meeting between the United States and the European Union will take place, where the topic will focus on the security of the global system.
The post Joe Biden arrives in the UK as part of his first stopover in Europe appeared first on Hispanic World.