Biden arrives in Rome for G20 summit
The plane of U.S. President Joe Biden, who went to Italy to participate in the meeting of G20 leaders, landed at Rome Fiumicino airport on Friday night. It was announced by the White House press service.
Air Force One landed at 2:24 local time, and at 2:36, President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden descended on the Italian and American officials who greeted them at the airport. They then boarded the motorcade and left the airport grounds.
The first stop on Biden’s trip to Europe will be the Vatican. Pope Francis will receive the American leader for an audience on Friday.
One of Biden’s key meetings in Rome will be talks with French President Emmanuel Macron, also on Friday. In addition, the White House head will hold meetings with Italian President Sergio Mattarella and Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi.
On Saturday and Sunday, Biden will attend G20 events and sessions on the economy and other important international issues. Then the U.S. president will fly to Glasgow for a high-level U.N. conference on climate.