LONDON — U.Okay. Prime Minister Liz Truss will meet U.S. President Joe Biden this weekend because the pair put together for the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II in London.

The U.S. President is one among quite a few heads of state descending on London for the worldwide occasion who has booked some one-on-one time with the brand new U.Okay. PM. 

The pair will meet on Sunday for the primary time since Truss gained the Conservative management contest and was named prime minister, Downing Avenue confirmed. Officers refused to set out what the pair will talk about. 

Truss will on Saturday meet Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese and New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern. On Sunday she’s going to meet Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada and Polish President Andrzej Duda, in addition to Biden.

On the identical day, she can even meet Irish Prime Minister Michael Martin, amid pressure over the controversial Brexit settlement masking Northern Eire. She can even have an viewers with King Charles III on Sunday.

Within the night, she’s going to attend a Buckingham Palace reception for visiting world leaders, and can observe a minute’s silence on the doorstep of 10 Downing Avenue.

The queen’s funeral will happen on Monday, now designated a financial institution vacation within the U.Okay.

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