Joe Biden began his European tour on Wednesday June 9. A diplomatic marathon that has opened in the United Kingdom and which will lead him in particular against Vladimir Poutine.
In Europe, the tour of Joe Biden , who arrived on British soil on Wednesday, June 9, promises to be busy. ” These are his first steps abroad as President of the United States. He first greeted American soldiers, installed on a military base in Suffolk, in the east of England “, reports Matthieu Boisseau , correspondent in London, live in the 23h. From Friday, his diplomatic marathon program will intensify, starting with a meeting with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson.
Set the tone for American politics
Joe Biden will also attend the G7 summit in Cornwall, where he will notably meet his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron in person for the first time. The American president will then be received by Queen Elizabeth II at Windsor Castle, before two highly anticipated face-to-face meetings, Monday 14 and Wednesday 16 June. ” Monday, he will meet Receip Tayyip Erdogan, the Turkish president, then (with) Vladimir Poutine, his Russian counterpart. In a week, therefore, Joe Biden will set the tone of his policy. A priori, the watchword will be the re-engagement with partners, after four years of a tumultuous mandate and stormy relations with Donald Trump, “said Matthieu Boisseau.