Ireland Before the G7, Biden and Johnson celebrate their alliance despite the differences on Northern Ireland

02:17  11 june  2021
02:17  11 june  2021 Source:   rfi.fr

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 Brexit. Why Biden © Kévin Lamarque, Reuters Boris Johnson Welcoming Joe Biden, Thursday, June 10, 2021, at Carbis Bay. It was this Thursday, June 10, 2021 The first head-to-face between US President Joe Biden and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson. Tensions fed by London with the EU on the protocol involving Northern Ireland worry the US president. Since 2016, the year of the Brexit and the election of Donald Trump , the Anglo-American relationship was quite paradoxical.

Le Premier ministre britannique Boris Johnson, son épouse Carrie Johnson et le président américain Joe Biden avec la première dame Jill Biden marchent devant l'hôtel Carbis Bay, Carbis Bay, Cornwall, Grande-Bretagne, le 10 juin 2021. © Reuters - Toby Melville British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, his wife Carrie Johnson and US President Joe Biden with the first Lady Jill Biden walk in front of the Car Carbis Bay, Carbis Bay, Cornwall, Great Britain, June 10, 2021.

in preamble at the top of the G7 this Friday, June 11, Joe Biden and Boris Johnson spent the day of Thursday together in the small Seaside car carbis bay, cornwall. The US President and the British Prime Minister took advantage of their first face-to-face to reaffirm the historical alliance between their two countries, choosing to leave, officially, their divergences related to post-Brexit tensions in Northern Ireland.

Between Emmanuel Macron and Joe Biden, a first head-to-face on a cordial understanding

 Between Emmanuel Macron and Joe Biden, a first head-to-face on a cordial understanding © Ludovic Marine "It's great to have a very eager US president to cooperate," said Emmanuel Macron who Maintained Saturday with his American counterpart Joe Biden on the sidelines of the G7 Summit in Carbis Bay in the United Kingdom. AFP / Ludovic Marin For this first meeting between leaders who had not, until then, spoke only by interposed screens, the entourages of Joe Biden and Emmanuel Macron had treated the staging.

with our corresponding in London, Muriel Delcroix

"A great breath of fresh air": That's how Boris Johnson summed up his meeting with Joe Biden. Previously, the two leaders had posted by the beach all smile and hand in hand with their wives, striving to admire the coast of Cornwall despite the wind and the clogged sky. At the end of their face-to-face, Boris Johnson dodged the difference in view with his host around the North Irish protocol post-Brexit and claimed that the two men were "complete harmony" on the need to solve problems in The British Province.

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Idem for Joe Biden who welcomed "very productive" discussions. For Washington as for London, priority is to press the Reset button, reset their relationship, but also their position on the international scene. Hence the very symbolic charter of the Atlantic "revitalized" to face together on the challenge of climate change, emerging technologies, cybersecurity and health crises.

The American President, criticized for having long shared vaccines with the rest of the planet, confirmed that the United States would buy 500 million doses of Vaccines against COVID to give them to other countries. But to live up to their promises and bring with them their G7 partners, London and Washington will have to be much more ambitious than setting up a working group to ensure the resumption of travel between the two countries.

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