Readout of President Joe Biden’s Meeting with Prime Minister Liz Truss of the United Kingdom
President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. met today with Prime Minister Liz Truss of the United Kingdom on the margins of the United Nations General Assembly. President Biden expressed his condolences for the loss of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and his appreciation for the opportunity to pay his respects at the State Funeral. The leaders committed to continuing their governments’ close coordination on global challenges, including support for Ukraine as it defends itself against Russian aggression, addressing challenges posed by China, and securing sustainable and affordable energy supplies. The leaders discussed the importance of continued support for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. They also affirmed their shared commitment to protecting the gains of the Belfast/Good Friday Agreement.