Democratic presidential candidate and former US Vice President Joe Biden has mentioned that if he wins the November elections, strengthening America’s strategic relationship with its pure associate India will likely be a “high priority” for his administration.
Joe Biden is difficult incumbent President Donald Trump, a Republican, within the November 3 US presidential election.
“India needs to be a partner in the region for our safety’s sake and quite frankly for theirs,” Mr Biden mentioned in response to a query on the US-India relationship throughout a digital fund raiser occasion on Wednesday.
At the fund raiser hosted by Chairman and CEO of Beacon Capital Partners Alan Leventhal, the previous vice chairman mentioned that India and the United States have been pure companions.
“That partnership, a strategic partnership, is necessary and important in our security,” Mr Biden mentioned when requested by an attendee whether or not India is vital to the US’s nationwide safety.
Referring to his eight years because the Vice President, he mentioned, “In our administration I was proud to play a role more than a decade ago in securing Congressional approval for the US-India Civil Nuclear Agreement, which is a big deal”.
“Helping open the door to great progress in our relationship and strengthening our strategic partnership with India was a high priority in the Obama-Biden administration and will be a high priority if I’m elected president,” Mr Biden mentioned.
Both because the Vice President and a Senator from Delaware, Joe Biden was a giant supporter of India-US relationship.
About the November polls, Joe Biden, 77, mentioned that the character of the nation is on the poll. The upcoming election is an important ballot of a lifetime and that the nation is presently engaged in a battle for its soul, he mentioned.
Mr Biden additionally slammed President Trump and his administration over the dealing with of the coronavirus pandemic.
The US is presently the worst-hit nation by the lethal illness. The nation has reported 2.68 million confirmed COVID-19 circumstances and over 128,000 deaths, in line with Johns Hopkins University.
Mr Biden has mentioned he won’t maintain presidential marketing campaign rallies in the course of the coronavirus pandemic within the nation.
“Trump ignored warnings from the very beginning, refused to prepare and failed to protect the country. Not just now but throughout his presidency, undermining the very core pillars of ours, what I would argue, moral and economic strength,” he mentioned.
“I really do believe that our country is crying out for leadership and maybe even more important, some healing. Today, we have an enormous opportunity not only to rebuild but to build back better than before. To build a better future. That’s what America does,” he added.
Opinion polls present Joe Biden with an virtually double-digit lead over Donald Trump because the November election looms.
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