UK’s Truss set to fulfill Joe Biden in personal earlier than Queen’s funeral


© Reuters. Britain’s Prime Minister Liz Truss leaves after a service for the reception of Queen Elizabeth II’s coffin at Westminster Corridor, within the Palace of Westminster in London on September 14, 2022, OLI SCARFF/Pool through REUTERS

(Reuters) -British Prime Minister Liz Truss is predicted to carry one-to-one talks with U.S. President Joe Biden and different world leaders gathered in London earlier than Queen Elizabeth’s funeral on Monday, The Occasions reported on Thursday.

Truss may meet President Emmanuel Macron of France, in addition to different key UK allies corresponding to Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese and Canada’s Justin Trudeau, the report stated.

Downing Road and the International Workplace had been eager to emphasize that the occasion wouldn’t be used as a diplomatic train regardless of the presence of greater than 100 heads of state within the capital to pay their respects, the report added.

The talks will primarily be about paying their respects and shall be low-key, the newspaper stated, citing a supply.

Queen Elizabeth’s funeral will happen in London on Sept. 19, and a bunch of world leaders, royalty and different dignitaries have already stated they’ll attend.

Downing Road didn’t instantly reply to Reuters’ request for remark.

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