The royal family announced Thursday that Queen Elizabeth II and President Joe Biden will meet later in June.

When will Biden and the Queen meet?

Per the royal family, Queen Elizabeth II and President Biden will meet at Windsor Castle on Sunday, June 13.

Why are Biden and the Queen meeting?

Per NBC News, Biden will be in the United Kingdom for a two-day summit with the Group of Seven, which includes the U.S., the U.K., France, Germany, Italy, Japan and Canada.

  • The G-7 meetings will take place at Carbis Bay, which is west of London, from June 11 to June 13. So it appears Biden will meet with the queen right after.
  • The G-7 is expected to talk about climate change and the COVID-19 pandemic, according to NBC News.

Is this rare?

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Queen Elizabeth II has been meeting with U.S. presidents for a while. In fact, the only president she hasn’t met with in the last 95 years is Lyndon Johnson, CNN reports. It’s unclear why.

  • “In recent years she has curtailed her international travel, making visits with world leaders less common,” according to CNN.
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