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Pres. Biden In UK On Day 2 Of Overseas Trip

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The 8-day visit includes the G7 Summit and a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Video Transcript

- And Biden is in the United Kingdom on the second day of his first overseas trip since taking office.

- The eight-day visit includes the G7 summit and a sit-down with Russian President Putin. CBS News Skyler Henry has more on the president's history-making week.

SKYLER HENRY: President Biden made his last statement of the day in Cornwall, England to announce the US will provide 500 million Pfizer vaccine doses to low income countries around the world.

JOE BIDEN: This is about our responsibility, our humanitarian obligation, to save as many lives as we can.

SKYLER HENRY: The doses will cost $3.5 billion. President Biden says the US will start delivering the first 200 million doses in August. The additional 300 million will be shipped next year.

JOE BIDEN: We're doing this to save lives, to end this pandemic. That's it. Period.

SKYLER HENRY: Earlier in the day, the President met with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson for more than an hour. They discussed using coronavirus travel restrictions between the two countries and signed a new Atlantic Charter.

JOE BIDEN: We affirmed the special relationship, as it's not said lightly, the special relationship between our people.

SKYLER HENRY: The President still has the most important meetings of this trip ahead of him. The G7 summit begins tomorrow. And he's scheduled to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin next week.

The first lady says, he's ready.

- Oh, my gosh. He's overprepared.

SKYLER HENRY: Inside this manor house, overlooking Lake Geneva in Switzerland, the President plans to discuss cyber attacks with President Putin as well as arms control, the Ukraine, and climate change. Skyler Henry, CBS News, the White House.