Queen Elizabeth II will meet US President Joe Biden and first woman Jill Biden this month at the royal residence of Windsor Castle, Buckingham Palace introduced Thursday. It will be the primary assembly between the 2 leaders since Biden’s election.
No additional particulars got concerning the June 13 assembly, a part of Biden’s first presidential journey overseas, which will embrace stops at the Group of seven summit in England, a gathering with the European Union in Brussels and a face-to-face with President Vladimir Putin of Russia.
The White Home confirmed the Bidens’ go to with the queen.
The British monarch final hosted a U.S. president in June 2019, when Donald Trump visited the nation on a lavish state go to, which he later characterised as “a good time.” However the occasion stirred controversy, given solely a handful of U.S. presidents have obtained the consideration of an official state go to. Some British residents and lawmakers protested in opposition to the go to.
And on a earlier go to in 2018, Trump famously made headlines by strolling in entrance of Elizabeth, 95, throughout an inspection of the royal guard — a breach of protocol.
The world’s longest reigning monarch, Elizabeth has met with each U.S. president since Harry S. Truman besides Lyndon B. Johnson. She will have fun her seventieth yr on the throne subsequent yr.