"Great to speak to President Joe Biden this evening," United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson said. "I look forward to deepening the longstanding alliance between our two countries as we drive a green and sustainable recovery from COVID-19." Photo curtesy Boris Johnson
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President Joe Biden and UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson discuss COVID-19

United States President Joe Biden and United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson discuss COVID-19 recovery in a phone call on Saturday.

Johnson and Biden spoke for 35 minutes by phone on Saturday, during which the UK prime minister expressed his hopes of “deepening the longstanding alliance between our two countries as we drive a green and sustainable recovery from COVID-19.”

Johnson is the first leader outside of North America to speak to President Biden since his inauguration on Wednesday. President Biden spoke with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador on Friday.

UK’s prime minister warmly welcomed the president’s decision to re-join the Paris Agreement on climate change, as well as the World Health Organization (WHO) and the COVAX program to ensure equitable access for vaccines.

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