11 Jun 2021

Joe Biden meets Boris Johnson for first time as President

From Morning Report, 7:17 am on 11 June 2021

The United States President Joe Biden and UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson have been meeting ahead of the G7 leaders Summit in Cornwall, England.

It is the first time the two leaders have met face to face.

This morning, Biden spoke about their meeting, their renewed focus on the US-UK relationship, and their plan to revistalise an 80-year-old agreement between the two countries.

Biden also announced a promise to donate 500 million Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine doses globally.

UK correspondent Olly Barratt spoke to Philippa Tolley.