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Australians squirmed Thursday as US President Joe Biden thanked their prime minister for joining a major new defence alliance - but appeared to forget his name.
Instead of being feted by name for his role in the US-Britain-Australia agreement, Prime Minister Scott Morrison was initially relegated to being "that fellow Down Under".
U.S. President Joe Biden and Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping talked for the first time in seven months on Sept. 9, with both leaders urging a path away from conflict but holding ground on fierce competition between the superpowers.
US President Joe Biden will meet with Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky at the White House on Wednesday in a show of solidarity between the two countries, the White House said on Sunday. The meeting is taking place two days later than originally scheduled, as Biden oversees the response to Hurricane Ida and the withdrawal of US forces from Afghanistan, Reuters reported.