Addressing the virtual summit, Biden “expressed grave concerns about the military coup and horrific violence in Burma and called on the country’s military regime to immediately end the violence, release those unjustly detained, and restore Burma’s path to democracy,” a statement said.
“I’ve spoken with Xi about Taiwan. We agree … we’ll abide by the Taiwan agreement,” Joe Biden said. “We made it clear that I don’t think he should be doing anything other than abiding by the agreement.”
US President Joe Biden is making an appeal for the nation to reclaim the spirit of cooperation that sprung up in the days following the 9/11 terror attacks as he commemorates those who died 20 years ago. Biden was a senator when hijackers commandeered four planes and exacted the nation’s worst terror attack in 2001. …
The White House is gearing up for legal challenges and believes that even if some of the mandates are tossed out, millions of Americans will get a shot because of the new requirements – saving lives and preventing the spread of the Covid virus.
In a speech, Biden will focus on six areas, including new plans to get more people vaccinated, enhancing protection for those who already have had shots and keeping schools open, according to a White House official.
The President’s flood damage trips revive a familiar role of consoler-in-chief, after weeks spent defending his decision to pull US troops from Afghanistan and the deadly aftermath that ensued.
The departure of the last US military plane from Afghanistan left the region facing uncertainty, with the Taliban seeking to cement control of a nation shattered by two decades of war and an economy long dependent on foreign aid and opium sales. After evacuating some 120,000 people, the US says it will look to help …
Before arriving in Washington, Bennett made clear that he would push against the Iran deal, arguing Tehran has already advanced in its uranium enrichment, and sanctions relief would give Iran more resources to back Israel’s enemies in the region.
The sheer scale of the Kabul airport attack tragedy — which saw at least 13 US service members and at least 60 Afghans killed — renewed criticism from lawmakers and allies over the precipitous American withdrawal and the failure to forecast the Afghan government’s rapid fall at the hands of the Taliban.
Eyes closing, voice cracking, Joe Biden physically reflected the terrible blow to his presidency from the slaying of 13 US service members during the desperate Kabul evacuation. Addressing the nation from the White House, Biden bowed his head for a moment of silence before taking questions from journalists pressing him on the bloody twist in …
Biden insisted after virtual talks with leaders of the Group of Seven industrialized democracies on Tuesday that the US and its closest allies would “stand shoulder to shoulder” in future action over Afghanistan and the Taliban, despite disappointing them in their urgent pleas now to allow time for more airlifts.
Completion of August 31 deadline for Afghan evacuation mission depends on Taliban cooperation: Joe Biden
President Joe Biden has said the US is on “a pace” to complete its evacuation mission in Afghanistan by August 31 and doesn’t plan to have troops in the country past that date, but the completion of the deadline depends on cooperation from the Taliban. The US has currently approximately 5,800 troops at the Hamid …
Biden expressed “appreciation for the UAE support for ongoing evacuation from Afghanistan”, she said. “This collaborative effort reflects the enduring and strong strategic partnership between the two close allies.”