Truss to meet Biden and world leaders flying in for Queen’s funeral

Prime minister will welcome the US president for first time since taking office on Sunday at No 10

Liz Truss will meet Joe Biden and other world leaders flying in for the Queen’s funeral over the weekend but the government will not reveal what is discussed because of the national mourning period.

The prime minister is to see the US president on Sunday in Downing Street, along with the Irish taoiseach, Micheál Martin, the Polish president, Andrzej Duda, and the Canadian prime minister, Justin Trudeau. She will meet the Australian prime minister, Tom Albanese, and the New Zealand prime minister, Jacinda Ardern, at Chevening on Sunday.

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