Readout of Vice President Kamala Harris's Meeting with Prime Minister Boris Johnson of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
September 21, 2021
Vice President Kamala Harris met with Prime Minister Boris Johnson of the United Kingdom today to convey her appreciation for the special friendship and shared values between the United States and the United Kingdom. Vice President Harris and Prime Minister Johnson discussed a wide range of current global challenges and opportunities. They expressed their shared desire to continue to strengthen the relationship and expand economic cooperation, as well as our cooperation in areas such as global health, girls' education, and the environment. The Vice President thanked Prime Minister Johnson for the UK's contributions and sacrifice over two decades in Afghanistan and its leadership in combatting climate change. As part of the discussion on actions needed to address the climate crisis, the Vice President highlighted the President's recent announcement to seek Congressional support to double the United States' previous commitment to public international climate finance. They also discussed the need for more coordinated international efforts to address the root causes of migration.
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