World leaders congratulate Biden, Harris on election win
By Abiodun Ogundairo
08 November 2020 | 7:30 am
Some of the United States' biggest and closest allies quickly congratulated Democrat Joe Biden and his running mate Kamala Harris on Saturday (November 7), recognising their presidential election victory even though Donald Trump, with whom several have had rocky relations, had yet to concede.
During a "warm" and "candid" virtual summit, the US asked India to not feed Russia's energy economy. Meanwhile, India's foreign minister said the US' primary concern should be weening Europe off Russian energy.
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American military leaders said the soldiers would help counter the Islamic extremist group al-Shabab in the Horn of Africa country.
On Tuesday, US President Joe Biden visited the site of a deadly attack motivated by racial hatred. On May 14, an 18-year-old went on a shooting rampage in the city of Buffalo, killing 10 and injuring three, with the express purpose of targeting Black people. In an emotional speech, the US president spoke out against White supremacy, saying it was a "poison in our body politic".
US President Joe Biden has launched a new trade deal with 12 Indo-Pacific nations. The plan provides a means for partner countries to deal with key issues including climate change, supply chain and digital trade.
The killing of 19 children and two teachers in a school shooting in Uvalde has sparked a nationwide debate on gun control. President Biden said the constitutional right to own weapons "is not absolute," and never was.
The first family will meet with community and religious leaders, as well as those who lost their loved ones to the violence that left 21 people — including 19 children — dead at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas.
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