18th-century villa in Geneva park to host Biden-Putin summit
11 June, 2021, 16:43
However, an aeroplane for journalists accompanying the president to the United Kingdom was delayed by several hours due to a mechanical issue caused by cicadas.
The president will first attend the G7 summit in Cornwall.
Mr Biden said that "at every point" during his first overseas trip as president he wanted to make it clear that "the United States is back and democracies of the world are standing together to tackle the toughest challenges, and the issues that matter most to our future".
There's not much doubt the move had Russian President Vladimir Putin's approval, and its not particularly surprising that the government is clamping down on what's widely considered it's biggest, if not only, political threat.
We want to move to a more stable and predictable relationship that's in our interest.
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"Throughout Donald Trump's presidency, publics around the world held the United States in low regard, with most opposed to his foreign policies".
Biden is expected to meet with other world leaders at the G7 summit as well.
After the G7, Mr Biden and First Lady Jill Biden will meet the Queen at Windsor Castle before flying to Brussels for talks with North Atlantic Treaty Organisation on Monday and the European Union on Tuesday.
While in Brussels, Biden will also take part in a U.S-EU summit, during which the administration says he will focus on aligning approaches to trade and technology.
Biden's relations with Putin are already strained.
Mr Biden and his wife Jill had stopped at RAF Mildenhall - an American base near Cambridge - to speak to United States servicemen and women before continuing on their trip. Sullivan told reporters Biden would press the Russian president on USA priorities and values.
In contrast, Biden, in early phone conversations with Putin, has bluntly told the Russian leader the US holds the Kremlin responsible for election interference, a massive cyberattack on USA government agencies and the poisoning of Putin opponent Alexey Navalny.
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Republicans came out against the plan this week, potentially complicating the US ability to implement a broader global agreement. Putin said last Friday he expected the talks to be held in a positive atmosphere, though he anticipated no breakthrough.
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