Attendees listen virtually as US President Joe Biden makes opening remarks during the Summit for Democracy in Washington on Thursday, Dec. 9, 2021.  Photo: Bloomberg
Attendees listen virtually as US President Joe Biden makes opening remarks during the Summit for Democracy in Washington on Thursday, Dec. 9, 2021. Photo: Bloomberg
Diplomacy

US opens Summit for Democracy, with Joe Biden calling for moves to counter authoritarianism as America eyes China

  • ‘This is an urgent matter on all our parts,’ US president tells virtual gathering of more than 100 nations
  • Event follows Biden’s efforts to strengthen ties with US allies in response to China’s growing global profile

Topic |   Diplomacy
Attendees listen virtually as US President Joe Biden makes opening remarks during the Summit for Democracy in Washington on Thursday, Dec. 9, 2021.  Photo: Bloomberg
Attendees listen virtually as US President Joe Biden makes opening remarks during the Summit for Democracy in Washington on Thursday, Dec. 9, 2021. Photo: Bloomberg
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