Mr Biden touched down within the UK yesterday night, and later met with US troops to debate his goals for his first overseas journey as President. After Mr Biden attends the G7 and the NATO ministerial, he’ll meet with the Russian President in Geneva, Switzerland.
Talking at RAF Mildenhall in Suffolk, Mr Biden rallied the troops and set out his stance in regard to Mr Putin.
He stated: “I’m headed to the G7, then to the NATO ministerial after which to fulfill with Mr Putin to let him know what I need him to know.
“We’re not in search of battle with Russia. We would like a steady predictable relationship.
“I have been clear: the US will reply in a sturdy and significant manner if the Russian authorities engages in dangerous actions.
“We have already demonstrated that. I’ll talk that there are penalties for violating the sovereignty of democracies in the US and Europe and elsewhere.”
The US President instructed troopers he’s decided to rebuild trans-Atlantic ties and reframe relations with Russia.
Earlier than flying to the UK, Mr Biden instructed reporters he will likely be “making clear to Putin and and to China that Europe and the US are tight”.
When Requested by reporters if his assembly with the Russian chief would come with cybersecurity, Mr Biden stated: “Who is aware of? It is going to be a topic of our dialogue.”
The 2 leaders will meet on June 16, and are anticipated to debate latest army escalations in Ukraine, amongst different points.
Talking to the troops in Suffolk, Mr Biden additionally praised his European allies, saying it’s “the important thing to American benefit on the planet”.
He added: “They’ve made the world safer for all of us and they’re how we’re going to meet the challenges of as we speak, that are altering quickly. We will meet it although from a place of energy.”
Mr Biden additionally grew emotional when recalling his son Beau Biden, who died in 2015 and who was additionally a significant within the Delaware Nationwide Guard.
He stated: “I solely want my main was right here to thanks as nicely.”
The Prime Minister will meet with Mr Biden later as we speak earlier than the G7 commences.
Forward of the talks with Mr Johnson, Mr Biden’s nationwide safety adviser, Jake Sullivan, warned the president harbours “very deep” considerations on a difficulty provoked by Brexit.
Mr Sullivan stated the president believes the post-Brexit Northern Eire Protocol is “crucial” to making sure that the Good Friday Settlement is protected, as Britain and the EU attempt to resolve the difficulty of checks within the Irish Sea.
The adviser instructed the BBC either side should proceed with negotiations and added: “No matter manner they discover to proceed should, at its core, basically defend the beneficial properties of the Good Friday Settlement and never imperil that.
“And that’s the message that President Biden will ship when he’s in Cornwall.”