UNITED NATIONS (AN) — U.S. President Joe Biden used his first address to the U.N. General Assembly to reassure other nations his administration is committed to multilateralism, declaring that after 20 years of “relentless war, we’re opening a new era of relentless diplomacy.”
Little more than a month after the Taliban's seizure of Afghanistan's capital as U.S. and NATO forces withdrew, Biden sought to ease heightened transatlantic strains and put the U.S. on firmer ground with its allies. The Afghanistan withdrawal and four years of former President Donald Trump's antagonistic foreign policy has caused dissension among NATO nations.
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