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Fri Apr 23, 2021, 12:03 PM

Biden to make first foreign trip to U.K., Belgium

Source: NBC

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden will make his first foreign trip since taking office to the United Kingdom and Belgium in June, the White House announced Friday.

Biden will attend the Group of Seven summit of world leaders in Cornwall, U.K., from June 11-13, and from there will travel to Brussels, Belgium, for the NATO summit on June 14.

The White House said Biden is expected to hold a bilateral meetings with G7 leaders while in the U.K, including British Prime Minister Boris Johnson. Biden will also meet bilaterally with NATO leaders and will participate in a U.S.–EU summit while in Brussels.

"This trip will highlight his commitment to restoring our alliances, revitalizing the Transatlantic relationship, and working in close cooperation with our allies and multilateral partners to address global challenges and better secure America’s interests," White House press secretary Jen Psaki said in a statement.

Read more: https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/white-house/biden-make-first-foreign-trip-u-k-belgium-n1265080

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Response to demmiblue (Original post)

Fri Apr 23, 2021, 12:16 PM

1. NATO & EU leaders will be very happy to meet w/ Biden, Boris Johnson not so much. NT

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Fri Apr 23, 2021, 12:33 PM

2. What?

Not a trip to Saudi Arabia to dance with a sword and put his hands on an orb?

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Fri Apr 23, 2021, 12:50 PM

3. Oh, I am so excited to hear this

and I'm sure our European allies are pleased as well. Foreign affairs is one of Biden's most valuable strengths and his expertise is needed now more than ever.

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Fri Apr 23, 2021, 08:32 PM

4. The Queen looked more miserable standing next to tRump than at the funeral

for her husband.

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