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President Biden to ‘reaffirm economic cooperation, discuss Ukraine War’ at G20 Summit

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“President Biden will reaffirm the US commitment to the G20 as the premier forum of economic cooperation globally,” informed White House press secretary Karine Jean Pierre, referring to the upcoming G20 Summit in India. The G20 Summit in Delhi is scheduled to be held on September 9 and 10 this year.

Addressing the media, she further stated, “He’ll discuss a range of joint efforts to tackle global issues, from the clean energy transition and combating climate change to mitigating the economic and social impacts of Russia’s war in Ukraine.”

President Joseph R. Biden, will be travelling to New Delhi, India, on a four-day visit from September 7-10 to attend the G20 Leaders’ Summit. President Biden and G20 partners will also discuss about increasing the capacity of multilateral development banks, including the World Bank, to better fight poverty, including take on the significant transnational challenges that are afflicting countries across the world.

Notably, the theme of the international summit is “Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam” or “One Earth · One Family · One Future.” which is derived from a famous ancient Sanskrit text, Maha Upanishad.

According to the official statement from White House, during his time in New Delhi, President Biden will also commend Prime Minister Modi’s leadership of the G20 and reassert the United States’ commitment to the G20 as the premier forum of economic collaboration, including its hosting in 2026. During Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the United States in June, then President Biden had said that he was looking forward to the G20 summit in September in New Delhi.

Additionally, Press secretary Karine announced the US President’s schedule and said that he, “will travel to Hanoi, Vietnam, on September 10 following his participation in the G20 Summit in New Delhi.”

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