Carrie Johnson steps onto global stage with G7 role
June 11, 2021. Summarized by summa-bot.
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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson, his wife Carrie Johnson and U.S. President Joe Biden with first lady Jill Biden walk outside Carbis Bay Hotel, Carbis Bay, Cornwall, Britain June 10, 2021. REUTERS/Toby Melville/Pool
Carrie Johnson, the new wife of UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson, is taking her first step onto the global stage as she welcomes G7 leaders to a summit in Cornwall.
London (CNN)Carrie Johnson, the new wife of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, has taken her first step onto the global stage as she welcomed United States President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden to Cornwall, southwest England.
On Friday, the 33-year-old will take center stage as she and her husband welcome the remaining leaders of the Group of Seven nations -- Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan -- and their partners to the G7 summit at Cornwall's Carbis Bay Hotel.
As the two leaders posed for photos ahead of the talks, Biden noted that it was a pleasure to meet Johnson's new wife and quipped that both he and Johnson had "married way above our station. "
Carrie Johnson, nee Symonds, will not be the only spouse notching up her first G7 appearance as the summit gets under way Friday.