Biden to meet Johnson, Erdogan in first overseas trip as president

President Joe Biden steps from Air Force One as he arrives at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., after a trip to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Tulsa race massacre, June 1, 2021, in Tulsa. (PHOTO / AFP)

LONDON – US President Joe Biden plans to meet with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Turkey's Tayyip Erdogan during his first overseas trip as president to the UK and Belgium this month, the White House said on Thursday.

BBC reported that Biden will be the 12th serving US president the 95-year-old Queen has met as monarch

The White House also said Biden and first lady Jill Biden would meet on June 13 with Queen Elizabeth at Windsor Castle.

Buckingham Palace confirmed the planned meeting between Biden and the Queen on Thursday.

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"The Queen will meet the President of the United States of America and First Lady Jill Biden at Windsor Castle on Sunday, 13 June 2021," the palace said in a short statement.

The visit will take place during Biden's trip to Britain for the Group of Seven (G7) summit.

It will be Biden's first overseas trip since his election victory last year.

BBC reported that Biden will be the 12th serving US president the 95-year-old Queen has met as monarch.

The G7 summit will be held at Britain's southwest seaside resort of Carbis Bay from June 11 to 13.