Biden to fulfill with Argentina president throughout democracy summit

WASHINGTON: US President Joe Biden will host his Argentine counterpart in Washington subsequent week after a deliberate assembly was postponed final yr, the White Home has introduced.

Biden’s assembly with President Alberto Fernandez can be held on the sidelines of the second Summit for Democracy on March 29, White Home spokeswoman Karine Jean-Pierre stated in an announcement on Saturday.

Biden and Fernandez had initially been set to fulfill in July final yr. That assembly was postponed after the US president examined constructive for Covid-19.

The 2 leaders will “have a good time 200 years of bilateral relations” and talk about topics together with minerals, local weather change, area and know-how, the assertion stated.

“They will even talk about financial cooperation, in addition to their shared values of inclusion, democracy, and the safety of human rights.”

The Summit for Democracy will happen on March 28-30, co-hosted by the US, Costa Rica, the Netherlands, South Korea and Zambia.

The primary iteration of the summit was held in 2021 and was spearheaded by Biden, who has made the competition between democracies and autocracies, comparable to China and Russia, a central theme of his administration.