Boris Johnson Speaks to US President by Phone

Boris Johnson, the Prime Minister, has spoken to Donald Trump, the President of the United States, by phone today. They discussed matters relating to the coronavirus, international security and trade, with Johnson currently at Chequers whilst recovering from the effects of the Coronavirus.

A spokesperson for the Prime Minister said in a statement:

“The Prime Minister spoke to President Trump this afternoon, and thanked him for his good wishes while he was unwell. The leaders agreed on the importance of a coordinated international response to coronavirus, including through the G7 – which the US currently chairs.

They also discussed continued UK-US cooperation in the fight against the pandemic. The leaders committed to continue working together to strengthen our bilateral relationship, including by signing a free trade agreement as soon as possible.”