US President Joe Biden is scheduled to meet for the first time next week at the White House with the leaders of the “quad” countries.
Mr Biden met online with the leaders of Japan, Australia and India in March and pledged closer co-operation in developing a vaccine against Quid-2 disease and combating climate change.
The leaders also assured the meeting that the Indo-Pacific region should be free and open in the face of China’s concerns.
White House spokeswoman Jane Sackie said a meeting with Australian Prime Minister Scott Morris, Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi would be held at the White House.
Ms. Sackie said that the hosting of the leaders of these countries reflects the Biden-Harris administration’s priority to find a multinational solution to the problems of the 7th century along the Indo-Pacific region.
The “quad” countries are seeking increased cooperation aimed at thwarting China’s efforts in the region.
US President Biden, who also wants to implement major infrastructure projects at home, told British Prime Minister Boris Johnson in March this year that democracies should build a one-lane road to China. Initiate the construction of infrastructure to compete with innovation.
A White House spokesman said the meeting would focus on enhancing cooperation in the fight against Quid-2 disease, tackling climate crises, working together on new emerging technologies, space and Be on the lookout for a free and open Indo-Pacific region.
The leaders are also scheduled to discuss Afghanistan.
President Joe Biden has been widely criticized for “irregularly” withdrawing US troops from Afghanistan, but US officials say ending America’s longest-running war will allow the government to address China-related issues. Attention and possibilities increase.