According to the White House, President Joe Biden will travel to Hanoi, Vietnam, on September 10, following the G20 summit in India, to meet with Secretary-General Nguyen Phu Trong and other leaders.
“The leaders will explore ways to foster the growth of a technology-oriented and innovation-driven Vietnamese economy, enhance our people-to-people ties through educational exchanges and human resources development programs, combat climate change, and increase peace, prosperity and stability in the region.” , said White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre.
Biden’s trip to Vietnam comes at a time when his administration is working to counter China’s influence in the Indo-Pacific region, and after earlier this month he said he would soon visit Hanoi “to change our relations,” the Mirror said Comments reflect the current era of tensions in Asia.
The President is working to strengthen US alliances and relationships in the region. As part of this effort, the US launched the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework last year with Australia, Brunei, India, Indonesia, Japan, South Korea, Malaysia, New Zealand, Thailand, Vietnam, the Philippines and Singapore.
“We have a very good relationship with Vietnam, and that relationship is improving, and it’s improving in many areas — in the security world, certainly diplomatically and even economically, and so we will continue to look for ways to improve that relationship, and that.” is vital in a very critical part of the world,” John Kirby, spokesman for the National Security Council, told reporters in early August.
The President will then travel to Alaska, where he will join military personnel and their families in a memorial ceremony to mark the 22nd anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks.