President Biden hosts UK PM for talks on economy, Ukraine and AI

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President Biden welcomed UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak to the White House connected Thursday, wherever the leaders focused connected defence and economical ties and unveiled a caller economical agreement. 

The Atlantic Declaration focuses connected economical information successful the look of threats from China and Russia, and U.S.-UK enactment successful emerging technologies similar A.I.

"Our economical concern is an tremendous spot – a root of spot that anchors everything that we bash together," President Biden said during a associated property league with the Prime Minister astatine the White House.

The staunch supporters of Ukraine reaffirmed their semipermanent committedness to continued assistance.

"Let nary 1 uncertainty U.S. enactment and resources are the decisive publication allowing the forces of ideology and state to prevail," Prime Minister Sunak said during the property conference.

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The talks travel amid continued Russian bombardments, with Ukraine accusing Russia of destroying a dam, speculation astir a Ukrainian counteroffensive, and arsenic NATO allies hole for the alliance's acme adjacent month.

The gathering besides comes arsenic House Republicans question to chopped spending, but Senate Republican enactment signaled committedness to continuing assistance for Ukraine.

"The information of the substance is that I judge we'll person the backing indispensable to enactment Ukraine arsenic agelong arsenic it takes," President Biden said.

An country of communal interest successful emerging exertion is artificial intelligence. The leaders agreed to enactment unneurotic to guarantee harmless and liable improvement of A.I. with Sunak committing to hosting a acme with planetary partners connected A.I. safety.

"Our occupation arsenic leaders is to guarantee that this technological gyration makes america much unafraid and not less," helium said.

It's an contented the White House is besides prioritizing, looking to equilibrium risks and opportunities.

On Wednesday Sunak besides had talks with Congressional leaders connected these issues. Outside of his meetings with U.S. leaders, the Prime Minister visited Arlington National Cemetery to wage his respects to fallen soldiers and stopped astatine Washington Nationals Park.