Biden pledges $40bn to Pacific islands as summit seeks to reassert influence
Leaders of Pacific island states have been given star treatment in Washington but Chinese influence is the spectre at the feastJoe Biden has offered $40bn in economic aid to Pacific islands at a White House meeting with leaders from the region aimed at bolstering US engagement in the face of growing a growing Chinese presence.The president also announced formal US recognition of two new island nations, the Cook Islands and Niue, at the start of …
U.S. will establish diplomatic ties with the Cook Islands and Niue as Biden hosts Pacific leaders
U.S. President Joe Biden to establish diplomatic ties with Cook Islands, Niue as part of Pacific strategy. He'll host Pacific Island leaders for two-day summit to discuss climate change, economic growth, and sustainable development. U.S. to add $810M in aid to region, open embassies in Solomon Islands and Tonga.
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US will establish diplomatic ties with the Cook Islands and Niue as Biden hosts Pacific leaders
President Joe Biden is set to establish diplomatic relations Monday with two South Pacific nations, the Cook Islands and Niue, as his administration aims to show to Pacific Island leaders
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