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Remarks in an Exchange With Reporters Prior to Departure for Camp David, Maryland

July 30, 2021

Cuba

Q. Mr. President, do you want to open travel with Cuba again? Do you want to open travel with Cuba, Mr. President?

The President. I just had a long——

President Andrzej Duda of Poland

Q. Mr. President, do you have plans to invite Polish President to the White House?

The President. Pardon me?

Q. Do you have a plan to invite Polish President to the White House? Polish President.

The President. The Polish President?

Q. Yes.

The President. No, I haven't yet.

Q. [Inaudible]—sign an Executive order on—[inaudible]?

Coronavirus Vaccination Efforts

Q. Should Americans expect more—should Americans expect more guidelines coming up, more restrictions because of COVID?

The President. In all probability. And by the way, we had a good day yesterday; almost a million people got vaccinated. About half a million of those people for the first time, half for the second shot. And so I'm hopeful that people are beginning to realize how essential it is to do.

Q. Mr. President, can you sign an Executive order on the VOA?

Russia

Q. Mr. President, you had talks with Russia in Geneva on arms control. Are you satisfied with those talks? How are those going?

The President. They're in process, and I'm hopeful.

Thank you.

NOTE: The President spoke at 6:15 p.m. on the South Lawn at the White House prior to boarding Marine One.

Joseph R. Biden, Remarks in an Exchange With Reporters Prior to Departure for Camp David, Maryland Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/351332

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