Sunak, Biden agree to support Ukraine in first call

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US President Joe Biden, UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak
By Biodun Busari

The President of the United States of America, Joe Biden and the British Prime Minister, Rishi Sunak, spoke for the first on the phone on Tuesday after the latter’s emergence as the Tory leader.

According to Al Jazeera, it was revealed that the leaders in their talks agreed to work together to support Ukraine and stand up to China.

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They spoke for the first time a few hours after Sunak became Britain’s third prime minister this year, inheriting an economic crisis after the resignation of Liz Truss who had only ruled for six weeks in office.

Only in recent days has Biden appeared to publicly criticise Truss’s doomed economic strategy, in a rare intervention by the US President.

Relations between the two countries have also been somewhat strained in recent years amid ongoing tensions over post-Brexit…



Source: Vanguard Newspaper