US President Joe Biden and Vice-President Kamala Harris deliver remarks after meeting Asian-American leaders in Atlanta, Georgia on Friday. Photo: Reuters US President Joe Biden and Vice-President Kamala Harris deliver remarks after meeting Asian-American leaders in Atlanta, Georgia on Friday. Photo: Reuters
US President Joe Biden and Vice-President Kamala Harris deliver remarks after meeting Asian-American leaders in Atlanta, Georgia on Friday. Photo: Reuters
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‘Our silence is complicity’: Biden meets Asian-Americans, calls for unity after Atlanta shootings

  • US president also urges Congress to pass legislation to tackle hate crimes, saying ‘ugly poison’ of racism has ‘long haunted and plagued our nation’
  • He met community organisers and state officials with Vice-President Kamala Harris, describing their remarks as ‘heart-wrenching’

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US President Joe Biden and Vice-President Kamala Harris deliver remarks after meeting Asian-American leaders in Atlanta, Georgia on Friday. Photo: Reuters US President Joe Biden and Vice-President Kamala Harris deliver remarks after meeting Asian-American leaders in Atlanta, Georgia on Friday. Photo: Reuters
US President Joe Biden and Vice-President Kamala Harris deliver remarks after meeting Asian-American leaders in Atlanta, Georgia on Friday. Photo: Reuters
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