HIGHLIGHTS:

  • That document led to the United Nations and NATO.
  • The new charter took aim at the challenges caused by countries like Russia and China with its pledge for human rights, free trade and a rules-based international order.
  • The new charter also looks to counter those who seek to undermine the institutions and alliances.

On Thursday, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and US President Joe Biden met in the English seaside resort of Carbis Bay. They met for over an hour and signed a document “building on the commitments and aspirations set out 80 years go” by predecessors Franklin D. Roosevelt and Winston Churchill in the Atlantic Charter.

That document led to the United Nations and NATO. The new charter took aim at the challenges caused by countries like Russia and China with its pledge for human rights, free trade and a rules-based international order. The new charter also looks to counter those who seek to undermine the institutions and alliances.

The new one also looks into the charges that the West has leveled at Moscow and Beijing such as “interference through disinformation” in elections and murky economic practices. Later, Britain said that the country agreed to a partnership with the US to handle new pandemics by

According to British health minister Matt Hancock, Britain agreed to a partnership with the US to tackle new pandemics by strengthening disease surveillance and genomics sequencing worldwide.

Ahead of the summit, Biden and Johnson promised to create a stronger worldwide defence against health threats by the Covid-19 pandemic. In the meeting, Biden also brought an important Brexit warning to prevent a row with the European Union from jeopardizing Northern Ireland’s delicate peace.

The US president will attend the G7 summit from Friday to Sunday and after that on Monday he will attend a NATO summit, on Tuesday, the US-EU summit and on Wednesday, Biden will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Geneva.

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