Readout of President Joseph R. Biden, Jr.’s Meeting with Prime Minister of Italy Giorgia Meloni

President Biden and Italian Prime Minister Meloni

November 15, 2022

President Biden met today with Prime Minister Meloni of Italy on the margins of the G20 Summit in Bali to coordinate responses to a range of global challenges, including those posed by the People’s Republic of China, the climate crisis, and Russia’s use of energy as a weapon. The two leaders also discussed their commitment to continue providing Ukraine the support it needs to defend itself and to holding Russia accountable for its aggression.