President Joe Biden landed in the United Kingdom on Wednesday, kicking off a series of meetings with European leaders at the G7 summit this weekend.
Biden spoke about his priorities for the trip before leaving the United States Wednesday morning.
“Strengthening the alliance and make it clear to Putin and to China that Europe and the United States are tight, and the G7 is going to move,” he said to reporters when asked about his goals for the trip.
Biden will meet with United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Thursday before the G7 summit begins in Cornwall, U.K., on Friday. He will also meet with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Queen Elizabeth II during his trip and travel to Sweden to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Since Biden took office, he has proclaimed “America is back” and ready to engage the global community of nations after