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Biden celebrates Greek Independence Day at the White House

President Joe Biden - surrounded by Greek-American politicians and community leaders - marked Greek Independence Day at the White House on Wednesday.

One of the featured guests included the actress Rita Wilson, who is of Greek descent and performed four songs at the reception in the East Room.

Biden: US does not seek Conflict with Iran but will respond "Forcefully" to protect its Personnel

US President Joe Biden has said that the US does not seek conflict with Iran but will respond "forcefully" to protect its personnel, a day after a US contractor was killed and six Americans were injured in an attack blamed on groups affiliated with Iran in Syria.

Biden on Greek Independence Day: ‘Our alliance has never been stronger’

US President Joe Biden noted that the Greek-US alliance has never been stronger in the annual proclamation of March 25th as Greek Independence Day. He said his country's founders had been inspired by ancient Athenian Democracy and extolled the contributions of Greek-Americans to the US economy, noting his own longstanding ties to the Greek-American community.

The US Declassifies Information on the Origin of Covid

US President Joe Biden has signed a bill requiring the declassification of intelligence materials on potential links between the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic and a laboratory in the Chinese city of Wuhan, AFP reported.

"We need to get to the bottom of the origins of Covid-19... including potential links to the Wuhan Institute of Virology," Biden said in a statement.

Americans can 'have confidence' in banking system: Biden

President Joe Biden on Monday reassured Americans that their banking system is safe in the wake of the sudden collapse of SVB and the federal takeover of a second bank.

"Americans can have confidence that the banking system is safe. Your deposits will be there when you need them," he said in televised remarks from the White House.