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Despite Friction, US Secures Partnership with Pacific Island Leaders

https://ift.tt/Atn3XKY President Joe Biden hosted Pacific Island leaders at the White House Thursday, offering $810 million of assistance to a region where China is aggressively expanding its influence. The leaders signed the Declaration on US-Pacific Partnership — which covers climate change, security and trade — despite initial discord among summit attendees. White House Bureau Chief Patsy Widakuswara has this report.

Author webdesk@voanews.com (Patsy Widakuswara)
Source : VOA

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