President Biden skipped Tuesday’s NATO dinner, with the White Home claiming it was as a result of the president had 4 full workdays and wishes to arrange for a speech tomorrow.
Biden RSVPed no to tonight’s NATO summit dinner with different world leaders because the 2023 summit kicks off.
That is the third time the president has skipped a dinner with world leaders whereas on a world journey.
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Fox Information Digital requested the White Home for touch upon Biden skipping the NATO dinner and if the president is skipping as a result of he’s had 4 full days of official enterprise, why was he on the seashore on Saturday.
The White Home didn’t instantly reply.
Biden, 80, hit the seashore on Saturday, July 8, close to his Delaware residence forward of the NATO summit after spending the final two weekends together with his son, Hunter Biden, at Camp David.
The White House pool reporter later clarified that the president skipped the NATO dinner as a result of he has 4 full days of labor forward of him, not behind him, and can be delivering a speech.
Ukraine can be current on the NATO summit happening Tuesday and Wednesday in Vilnius, Lithuania, however Ukranian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy lamented that the alliance continues to maintain his nation from becoming a member of.
President Biden made it clear in a CNN interview that aired Sunday that he doesn’t help Ukraine becoming a member of the alliance throughout its current warfare with Russia. Biden additionally famous sure points with Ukraine’s eligibility, reminiscent of a scarcity of democratization. Whereas he stated there ought to be “a rational path for Ukraine to have the ability to qualify to have the ability to get into NATO,” he didn’t go into specifics.
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Zelenskyy stated the worldwide alliance was “about respect” and that Ukraine “deserves respect” because it seeks membership. He additionally claimed that by not taking steps to incorporate Ukraine, “a window of alternative is being left to cut price Ukraine’s membership in NATO in negotiations with Russia.” This, he argued, offers Russia with “motivation to proceed its terror.”
Biden’s abroad journey comes weeks after cocaine was discovered on the White Home.
Fox Information Digital’s Lawrence Richard contributed reporting.