Biden Calls For Continued US-EU Engagement on Turkey, South Caucasus
U.S. President Joe Biden, during a virtual summit with 27 EU leaders on Thursday, expressed his desire to work together with European allies on “shared foreign policy interests,” including China and Russia. He also noted the need for continued US-EU engagement on Turkey, the South Caucasus, Eastern Europe, and the Western Balkans,” according to the White House readout, according to Azerbaijan in Focus, reporting Turan News.
Biden joined his first virtual European Council summit as leaders celebrated shared values (and Trump’s exit). The meeting was chaired by European Council President Charles Michel.
According to the White House, Biden reaffirmed his commitment to “revitalising relations between the US and the EU”. He also conveyed that a strong EU is in the U.S. interest, noting our shared democratic values and the world’s largest trade and investment partnership.