President Joe Biden is due to deliver his first address to the United Nations General Assembly next week in New York, the White House announced on Monday.
The annual convocation of world leaders will take place in person this year, after being held virtually in 2020 in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The White House said Biden will deliver remarks on Tuesday, September 21.
The White House did not immediately offer a glimpse into Biden’s speech or detail his schedule, but the venue has traditionally offered presidents a chance to outline their foreign policy priorities and often serves as a practical opportunity for discussions. bilateral meetings between world leaders.
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