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In first UN speech, President Biden declares U.S. has "turned the page" on war

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21.09.2021

President Joe Biden delivered his first United Nations General Assembly address as president on Tuesday, with rallying cries of global cooperation in the midst of the many crises facing the world in recent months.

"To deliver for our own people, we must also engage deeply with the rest of the world," he said to the world leaders and diplomats watching from New York and around the world, signaling a stark contrast with his predecessor's isolationist ideals.

But this call for global unity has taken on new meaning following the turbulent year that Biden has faced since taking office in January. With the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and a vaccine rollout rife with inequality, the undeniable effects of climate change, increasing cyber threats and the chaotic U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan, to name a few Biden sought to remind world leaders of America's historic leadership role within the international community.

And reiterated his belief in........

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