Biden joining summit with key Asia-Pacific ‘Quad’ leaders

AP reports that US President Joe Biden will join with the leaders of Japan, India and Australia on Friday this week [12 March 2021] at a virtual meeting of the “Quadrilateral Security Dialogue”.

“That President Biden has made this one of his earliest multilateral engagements speaks to the importance we’ve placed on close cooperation with our allies and partners in the Indo-Pacific,” said White House press secretary Jen Psaki.

She added that the leaders are expected to discuss everything from the threat of COVID-19 to economic cooperation between the nations and climate policy.

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