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9/11 anniversary: ​​Biden appeals for solidarity

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New York, Sep 11 (AP) President Joe Biden called on the nation to reclaim that spirit of cooperation 20 years ago, remembering those killed in the worst terrorist attack ever in US history on September 11, 2001. appeals, which emerged in the days following the terrorist attacks. Biden was a senator when the hijackers carried out the nation’s deadliest terror attack by hijacking four planes and is now celebrating the anniversary of 9/11 for the first time as commander in chief. all three of the president

New York, Sep 11 (AP) President Joe Biden called on the nation to reclaim that spirit of cooperation 20 years ago, remembering those killed in the worst terrorist attack ever in US history on September 11, 2001. appeals, which emerged in the days following the terrorist attacks. Biden was a senator when the hijackers carried out the nation’s deadliest terror attack by hijacking four planes and is now celebrating the anniversary of 9/11 for the first time as commander in chief.

The president is scheduled to pay tribute at the three sites where the plane strikes took place. He will visit New York’s World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and a farm near Shanksville.

He will not deliver a speech, but the White House on Friday released a pre-recorded address by Biden, in which the president talks about the “true sense of national unity” that arose after the attacks. And seen as bravery in places expected and unexpected.

In the US on September 11, 2001, terrorists hijacked planes and carried out the most horrific terrorist attack ever on American soil, attacking planes and bringing down the Twin Towers. About 3,000 people were killed in these attacks.

Biden said, “I think the main lesson about September 11 is that unity is our greatest strength.”

Biden arrived in New York on Friday night, where “Tribute in Light” was lit up in the sky. In this, vertical lights are placed on the places where these towers were once. On Saturday, he will first visit the ‘National September 11 Memorial’ where the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center were shot down by terrorists by planes.

He would then head to a farm in Shanksville, Pennsylvania, where the plane’s passengers fought terrorists to prevent it from reaching their target in Washington, where the plane eventually crashed. Eventually Biden will go to the Pentagon.

Biden said in his video message, “No matter how much time passes, they bring back the memory of that pain as if you got this news a few seconds ago.”

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Robert Gibbs, former President Barack Obama’s press secretary, said it was “a moment for Biden to see him not as the Democratic President but as the President of the United States of America”.

“People are skeptical about what they have seen in the Afghanistan case in the last few weeks. It’s time for Biden to rearrange everything. To remind people what it means to be Commander-in-Chief and what it means to be the leader of the country on such an important occasion.

Biden now has the same responsibility his predecessors had—preventing any future tragedies, and he must do so with the threat of terrorism escalating as US troops withdraw from the country they left on September 11. The attacks were carried out.

When these attacks took place, the then President George W Bush was with the school children. That day he stayed out of Washington for security reasons, when Biden was a senator. At that time he had asked the then President to reconsider his decision. Then he addressed the nation from the White House.

The 20th anniversary of the traumatic attack in America will be celebrated in the backdrop of the global pandemic Corona virus and the withdrawal of American troops from Afghanistan. It would be ironic to say that Afghanistan has again been occupied by the same people who had given shelter to the perpetrators of the September 11, 2001 attack.

Thea Trinidad, who lost her father in these attacks, says, “It is difficult because the expectation was that times would change, the world would be different. But sometimes history repeats itself.” Trinidad was ten when her father called her mother for the last time from the burning trade center and said goodbye.

When all three of Biden visit the site on Saturday, former President George W. Bush is expected to deliver a memorial address in Shanksville. Obama will be in New York. At the same time, Trump will go to Manhattan before watching a boxing match in Florida.

AP Vaibhav Dileep

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