West Virginia Senator Capito meets with British Prime Minister Boris Yeltsin | VM News
WASHINGTON (WV News) – U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito, RW.Va., met with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday morning alongside a bipartisan group of senators on the U.S. Capitol.
During the meeting, they discussed a range of topics, including Afghanistan, international trade and climate agreements, coal and renewable energy, and the easing of COVID-19 travel restrictions between the two countries.
“Discussing West Virginia’s priorities in person with the leader of one of America’s closest allies is always invaluable, and this morning’s conversation came at a critical time for both of our countries,” he said. said Capito. “I appreciate Prime Minister Johnson for his frankness and openness in his discussions on key topics, such as trade and energy policy, as well as for his collaboration in countering growing terrorist threats around the world. The United States’ long-standing special relationship with the United Kingdom is mutually beneficial, and I will continue to be West Virginia’s voice on issues that impact our state.
U.S. Senators Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., Chuck Schumer, DN.Y., John Boozman, R-Ark., Dick Durbin, D-Ill., John Thune, attended the meeting with Senator Capito and Premier Minister Johnson. RS.D., Jeanne Shaheen, DN.H., Mike Crapo, R-Idaho, Jack Reed, DR.I., Pat Toomey, R-Pa., Bob Menendez, DN.J., and Susan Collins, R- Maine.