US President Joe Biden and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron discussed on Saturday during a meeting on the sidelines of the Group of Seven (G7) summit in Cornwall, England, the policy towards Russia and China, as well as the modernization of NATO. This is stated in a statement issued on Saturday by the press service of the White House.
“President Biden and President Macron discussed the work aimed at modernizing NATO, our close cooperation in the fight against terrorism, including in the Sahel region, as well as our common foreign policy priorities, such as China and Russia,” the statement said.
Biden on Wednesday went on his first foreign trip as the head of the US administration. He is attending the Group of Seven (G7) summit in the UK. After that, the politician will fly to the Belgian capital for a NATO summit meeting. The US — EU summit will then take place in Brussels. Biden’s tour will culminate in a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Switzerland.