Yesterday, Secretary of the Treasury Janet L. Yellen met with Prime Minister Boris Johnson of the United Kingdom. Secretary Yellen highlighted the Biden Administration’s efforts to build a stronger domestic economy for the middle class, and double the United States’ public international climate finance pledge. She welcomed the UK’s leadership of the G7 and COP-26 this year, and coordination on Build Back Better World. The Secretary noted the importance of continued collaboration to end the COVID-19 pandemic, support the global recovery, and forcefully address the threat of climate change, including through the mobilization of private sector investment and efforts of the international financial institutions. They also discussed the situation in Afghanistan.