President Joe Biden will visit a monument on the outskirts of Ground Zero, Pentagon, and Shanksville, Pennsylvania in New York City to honor nearly 3,000 victims.
Washington — President Joe Biden will visit all three memorial sites to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 Memorial. September 11th attack We pay tribute to the approximately 3,000 people killed that day.
According to the White House, Biden visited a monument on the outskirts of New York City’s Ground Zero, the Pentagon, and Shanksville, Pennsylvania, forcing United Airlines Flight 93 to be shot down. He is accompanied by First Lady Jill Biden.
According to the White House, Vice President Kamala Harris will travel to Shanksville, Pennsylvania for another event before joining the president in the Pentagon. Harris travels with her spouse, Douglas Emhoff.
Biden’s itinerary is similar to President Barack Obama’s itinerary, which continued in 2011 on the 10th anniversary of the attack. Obama’s visit to New York City took place around the same time that the monument was opened where the tower of the iconic World Trade Center once stood.
Next Saturday’s anniversary The end of the nearly 20-year US war in Afghanistan.. The war began weeks after the 9/11 attack to retaliate against al-Qaeda plotters and the Taliban, who provided them with a safe haven.
Biden found public support to end the conflict, but even from his allies. Chaotic evacuation of U.S. military and ally Afghanistan The last two weeks of August.
Friday Biden Instructed to declassify Of certain documents related to the September 11 attack on the families of victims who have long sought records in the hope of involving the Saudi government.
Many relatives, survivors, and first responders said they would oppose Biden’s participation in the 9/11 commemorative event if the document remained confidential, and then with the government over whether confidential information could be disclosed. Conflicts between families were revealed last month.
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