Five things on Joe Biden’s agenda during the G7 summit 

SourceThe Telegraph
SectorEconomy
CountryMiddle east

Joe Biden has made clear the primary goal of his first international trip as president this week is to signal that “America is back” on the world stage. But he will also warn Britain and Europe not to “imperil” peace in Northern Ireland. He will use his tour to rally democracies in an ideological and economic struggle against China and Russia.

“Making clear to [Vladimir] Putin and China that Europe and the United States are tight,” Mr Biden, the US president, said when asked the goal of his busy trip to Britain, Belgium and Switzerland, where he will meet the Russian leader. Mr Biden will also announce a global coronavirus vaccination strategy, and seek to firm up consensus on climate change goals. The US president is eager to rebuild ties with allies after four years of strained relations and the hollowing out of multinational institutions under his predecessor’s “America First” agenda. Mr Biden will first meet Boris Johnson before travelling...read more...