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Live Updates G-7 leaders wrap up summit; Biden says ‘America is back at the table’

After the Group of Seven summit in Britain - his first such meeting as president - President Biden spoke June 13 about China, Russia, the pandemic and climate. (Video: The Washington Post)

President Biden and the other Group of Seven leaders wrapped up their summit Sunday in Cornwall, England, adopting Biden’s vow to “build back better” and promising to end the coronavirus pandemic and combat climate change in a joint communique.

“America is back at the table,” Biden said at a news conference. “The lack of participation in the past and in full engagement was noticed significantly not only by the leaders of those countries, but by the people in the G-7 countries, and America’s back in the business of leading the world alongside nations who share our most deeply held values.”

Later in the day, Biden and first lady Jill Biden met with Queen Elizabeth II at Windsor Castle, before traveling to Brussels for a meeting of NATO heads of state and government.