It will be President Biden first foreign trip since assuming office and the first by an American since the pandemic began….
The Defense and Sec of State have been resuming international travel…
Joe Biden will head to Europe for his first overseas trip as president, the White House announced on Friday, traveling in mid-June to the United Kingdom and Belgium.
Biden will attend international summits during the trip, including the G-7 summit in Cornwall, England, from June 11-13 and then the June 14 NATO Summit in Brussels. While in Brussels, Biden will also participate in a U.S.-EU summit, the White House said.
“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.
During the G-7 summit, Biden will take part in bilateral meetings with other leaders, including with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, the statement said. The president will also hold bilateral meetings with NATO leaders at the trans-Atlantic alliance’s summit, Psaki said….