British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will use Friday’s virtual G7 summit to call for global cooperation in the battle against the “common foe” of coronavirus.

The virtual meeting, hosted by the UK, will also include leaders of Canada, France, Germany, Japan, the US, European Commission and European Council. It will be President Joe Biden’s first major international engagement.

At the meeting, Johnson will discuss how countries can work together to provide equitable vaccine distribution and rebuild post-pandemic, according to a statement Saturday.

The statement added that Johnson will call for greater global cooperation “that brings an end to the nationalist and divisive politics that marred the initial response to coronavirus.” Read More..