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PRESS RELEASE : Keir Starmer call with President Biden of the United States [July 2024]

The press release issued by 10 Downing Street on 5 July 2024.

The Prime Minister spoke to the President of the United States Joe Biden this afternoon. The President congratulated the Prime Minister on his election victory and the Prime Minister thanked him for his kind words.

The leaders discussed their shared commitment to the special relationship between the UK and US, and their aligned ambitions for greater economic growth.

Discussing geopolitical challenges, the leaders reiterated their steadfast commitment to Ukraine and the Prime Minister underscored that the UK’s support for Ukraine was unwavering.

The Prime Minister said he looked forward to working side by side across the breadth of the relationship, including the AUKUS partnership and ensuring a free and open Indo-Pacific. The leaders reflected on their shared commitment to protecting the gains of the Belfast (Good Friday) Agreement.

The Prime Minister and President looked forward to seeing each other at the NATO Summit in Washington next week.