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Joe Biden and Rishi Sunak reaffirm ‘special relationship’

The two leaders discussed Russia's invasion of Ukraine and means to "address the challenges posed by China." Biden had earlier called Sunak's appointment a "pretty astounding, a groundbreaking milestone."

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