Throughout the trip he'll meet with world leaders in an effort to shore up alliances and build support among allies to counter emerging threats with a united front.
Joe Biden has scheduled his first foreign trip since taking office, with hopes to fix relationships with traditional allies and partners.
The President will kick off his trip by meeting with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Thursday before attending the G7 summit in Cornwall, England. The meeting is expected to be dominated by vaccine diplomacy, trade, climate and an initiative for rebuilding infrastructure in the developing world.
Mr Biden also said he would rally democracies in an ideological and economic struggle against China and face down provocations from Russian Federation as he left Washington on his first overseas trip as president.
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After three days of G7 summitry, Biden and his wife, Jill, will visit Queen Elizabeth at Windsor Castle. The Queen has met with every American president since she's been on the throne, except for Lyndon B. Johnson.
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Biden said that he will meet with Putin "to let him know what I want him to know". Sullivan told reporters Biden will also "reinforce the importance of burden-sharing".
Biden's pitch marks a return to a traditional United States worldview after four years during which Donald Trump flirted with autocrats and recast multilateralism as a dirty word.
Russian President Vladimir Putin takes part in a ceremony to unveil a monument to Russian Emperor Alexander III of Russia, in Gatchina, about 45 kilometers south of St. Petersburg, Russia, Saturday, June 5, 2021.
Moreover, President Biden criticized Putin and the Russian government for interfering with last year's US presidential election, alleging that the Kremlin executed a cyberhacking campaign on technology companies such as SolarWinds and Microsoft. But while the USA president has been quite vocal in pressuring the Kremlin on the issues of Navalny and Ukraine, he hasn't expressed himself on the issue of Belarus, where President Alexander Lukashenko has managed to stay in power despite widespread protests thanks to his alliance with Putin.
Biden's meeting with Putin is not a "reward" for Putin but instead the most effective way to hear directly from him to understand and manage the differences between Washington and Moscow, Sullivan said.
Bitter disputes over election interference, cyber attacks, human rights and Ukraine hang over their first face-to-face meeting since Biden took office on Jan 20. "There is simply a lot we have to work through".
Sullivan told reporters that Biden hoped his G7 and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation meetings will bolster a sense of allied unity as he goes into his session with Putin, where he will press Putin on a variety of USA grievances.
Asked by reporters if his meeting with Putin would yield some accord on cybersecurity, Biden was non-committal.
In a piece published in the Washington Post, Biden said the U.S.