The new US President Joe Biden was the first European head of government to call British Prime Minister Boris Johnson. Topics: Trade Agreements, Climate and NATO.
As the first European head of government, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson with new us President Joe Biden is on the phone. Johnson tweeted Saturday night, “Great to talk to President Joe Biden.” “We look forward to deepening the long-standing alliance between our two countries as we pursue a green and sustainable recovery from Kovid-19.”
A UK government spokesman said Johnson welcomed Biden’s decision to reintegrate the Paris Agreement and the World Health Organization (WHO). The politicians also spoke about the role of NATO and the possibility of a bilateral trade agreement. “The Prime Minister has reiterated his intention to resolve the current trade problems at the earliest,” the spokesperson said.
Special relationship between England and the United States
The White House later confirmed the talks and said that Biden had reaffirmed his will to further strengthen special relations with Great Britain and give new momentum to transatlantic relations. In addition, Biden has emphasized the importance of NATO as a defense alliance, it said.
The “special relationship” that the USA and Great Britain have always insisted, according to political scientists, could be put to the test with the couple Biden / Johnson. Britton had always insisted on his close association with Biden’s predecessor Donald Trump, but criticized him after the unrest around the Capitol in Washington in early January. Biden, in turn, was Election Campaign Often criticized the Johnson-promoted Brexit.
The president also spoke to the head of the Mexican state
Joe Biden previously spoke to his Mexican colleague Andres Manuel López Obredor on the long-standing issue of migration. The White House announced on Saturday that Biden had outlined his plan to “reverse the draconian immigration policy of the previous US administration.”
One of Biden’s first official acts after his swearing in Wednesday was to stop construction work on the new fence at the border in Mexico, which was started by his predecessor Donald Trump. Biden wants to slow down illegal migration, among other things, by supporting native countries. He also wants to open the path to citizenship for the many million immigrants who have arrived illegally in the United States.