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Biden Visits Mongolia to Boost Trade and Encourage Democracy

Posted August 22nd, 2011 at 2:45 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. Vice President Joe Biden has arrived in Mongolia for a 1-day visit that officials say will feature talks with the nation’s leaders on closer economic and defense cooperation. Biden arrived at midday Monday after a 5-day trip to China. He is the first U.S. vice president to visit Mongolia since 1944, though former president […]

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Biden Wraps Up China Visit, Heads for Mongolia

Posted August 21st, 2011 at 7:20 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. Vice President Joe Biden will visit Mongolia’s capital Ulaanbaatar Monday after wrapping up his five-day visit to China. During the short stop in Mongolia, Biden is expected to demonstrate U.S. support for democratic development in the central Asian country and praise growing diplomatic ties between the United States and Mongolia. Japan is the third […]

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Biden Urged to Discuss Religious Freedom with Chinese Leaders

Posted August 17th, 2011 at 12:45 am (UTC-5)
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An independent U.S. government panel is urging Vice President Joseph Biden to raise the issue of religious freedom during his visit to China. In a letter sent to Biden on the eve of his trip, the Commission on International Religious Freedom encouraged the vice president to “speak candidly” to Chinese leaders about the importance of […]

US Vice President to Visit China, Mongolia and Japan

Posted August 4th, 2011 at 4:10 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. Vice President Joe Biden is to visit China, Mongolia and Japan later this month. The vice president’s office made the announcement Thursday. The statement says Biden will depart for the region August 16. In China, he will meet with President Hu Jintao, Premier Wen Jiabao and other top leaders. Biden is also scheduled to […]

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VP Biden Welcomes Cooperation Between Kosovo and Serbia

Posted July 6th, 2011 at 6:55 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. Vice President Joe Biden is welcoming last week’s deal increasing cooperation between Serbia and Kosovo. The White House says Biden telephoned Kosovo’s new president, Atifete Jahjaga, Wednesday to stress what it called the United States’ “continuing, irreversible support for Kosovo’s independence, territorial integrity and sovereignty as a multi-ethnic democracy.” The vice president also encouraged […]

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