British Prime Minister Boris Johnson stated that the US might grow to be extra of a worldwide chief on the local weather disaster with President-elect Joe Biden.
“I believe now with President Biden within the White Home in Washington, we now have the actual prospect of American world management in tackling local weather change,” Johnson stated in an interview with the Related Press.
“And the UK, as , was the primary main nation to set out that goal of net-zero by 2050. We led the way in which a number of years in the past. And we’re actually hopeful now that President Biden will observe and can assist us to ship a very good end result of the COP 26 summit subsequent 12 months in Glasgow,” Johnson added.
Biden has promised to rejoin the Paris Local weather Settlement on his first day in workplace.
Johnson stated that though he had not spoken to Biden, he regarded ahead to working with the brand new authorities in Washington.
“I congratulate President Biden, president-elect Biden, very a lot on his victory,” Johnson stated. “And naturally, I congratulate Kamala Harris on being the primary feminine vice chairman, as she is going to grow to be, within the historical past of the USA.”
With reference to a post-Brexit commerce take care of the US, Mr Johnson stated he is aware of the People will probably be robust negotiators however he believes it may be accomplished.
Whereas he acknowledged that Biden has spoken out towards Brexit and fears it is going to undermine the Good Friday Settlement in Eire, Johnson stated he thinks that he and the US authorities will probably be united on that subject.
“The entire level of that invoice and certainly the Finance Invoice is to guard and uphold the Good Friday Settlement and the peace course of in Northern Eire,” maintained Johnson. “And once more, that is one of many issues that we’re united on with our pals within the White Home.”