In a speech at the U.S. State Department, President Biden stressed the importance of diplomacy, engaging allies and competitors.
The U.S. President announced major foreign policy shifts with the war in Yemen, climate change and said Washington is ready to work with Beijing when it is in America’s interest.
President Biden also announced new policies when it comes to refugees.
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— Reuters (@Reuters) February 4, 2021
President Biden has announced that the US will end all support for offensive operations in Yemen and will appoint an envoy to focus on the long-standing conflict, one of several changes he noted in his first major foreign policy speech since taking office https://t.co/4IrkD8VD0W
— CNN (@CNN) February 4, 2021
In his first visit to the State Department as president, Joe Biden called for a return to the “grounding wire of our global power.” https://t.co/KV6mGr3qC2
— PBS NewsHour (@NewsHour) February 4, 2021