Jan 24, 2021
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Biden and Johnson discuss Iran, China and Russia

New American President Joe Biden and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson during a telephone conversation discussed the need to coordinate common foreign policy priorities, including China, Iran and Russia, the White House reports to TASS.

In addition, Biden “noted the importance of cooperation, including through multilateral organizations on common challenges.” It is clarified that we are talking about the fight against coronavirus and climate change, as well as about ensuring global health security.

The politician announced his readiness to work closely with Johnson as Britain is hosting the G7 summit and the Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change this year. Also, the head of the White House pointed out the need to “revive transatlantic ties, stressing the vital role of the North Atlantic Alliance.”

In turn, the office of the British minister said that the leaders of the two countries have declared their commitment to “protecting human rights and democracy” and plan to continue cooperation in the field of defense and security.

It is emphasized that Johnson welcomed Biden’s decisions to return the United States to the number of countries participating in the Paris Climate Agreement and to refuse to leave WHO. The politicians also announced their intention to meet in person.

Earlier Boris Johnson announced the call from Biden. Prior to this, the US President held telephone conversations with the Prime Minister of Canada and the head of Mexico.

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