President of the United States, Joe Biden is hosting the summit on September 24 with the leaders of Australia, India and Japan. An alliance to counter China’s strength.
White House spokeswoman Jen Zaki said in a statement Biden will receive Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison in person at the White House; From India, Narendra Modi; And from Japan, Yoshihide Suga.
All four countries form the “quad”An alliance formed in 2007 in response to Beijing’s military coup.
The meeting will be purposeful To deepen relations between these countries and to deepen cooperation in areas such as the fight against Govt-19 and the climate crisis. Promoting emerging technologies and cyberspace, as well as the “free and open” Indo-Pacific region, the note says.
Saki mentioned it The Biden government has made this alliance a “priority.” This was seen at the group’s first virtual summit last March and at the setting of this new meeting.
Once the “quad” leaders are received Biden and (Kamala) Harris demonstrate the management’s priority to cooperate with the Indo-Pacific. Includes new multidisciplinary structures to respond to the challenges of the 21st century, “said a U.S. spokesman.
This is a face-to-face celebration of the summit This was agreed at a virtual meeting of the “Quad” last March, Biden sought to strengthen ties with the leaders India, Japan And Australia Within your plan “Win the match“Global Strategy China And reclaim land in the Covit-19 vaccine diplomacy.
When they met in March, The first meeting of this brand new group, None of them mentioned China in their joint statement, but all agreed to work together to “meet the challenges of rules-based maritime order in the East and South China Sea.” There are many disputed areas there, the White House explained.
“Our goal is to win the match against China”Biden National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan told a news conference after the summit at the time.
Sullivan said at the time that China was not the main conversation at the virtual meeting All participants share concerns about Beijing’s uprising and want to guarantee “freedom of navigation” in the Pacific.
However, he insisted on it “Quad” is not a “military alliance” or “a new NATO”, Rumor has it, but an attempt to strengthen ties to access the seas with some of America’s most powerful allies. Quiet e Indian.
The government of the former president Donald Trump Began to use The term “Indo-Pacific” was coined a few years ago to refer to India’s greater role in China’s plans to curb its military and economic boom.Moreover, Biden showed this Friday that he plans to continue this strategy.
“The‘ quad ’will be very important for our cooperation in the Indo-PacificPresident of the United States.
(With information from EFE)