US President Joe Biden confused Syria and Libya multiple times in a G7 media conference

I want to share this intriguing news I read today. It’s all about Biden was referencing possible points of collaboration between the US and Russia when he made the errors. “In Libya, we should be opening up the passes to be able to go through and provide… food assistance and economic I mean vital assistance to a population that’s in real trouble,” Biden said. The remarks came at the end of the G7, an annual meeting that gathers the leaders of seven powerful Western and West-aligned nations for three days. This year’s event was held in the UK county of Cornwall. “The rebuilding of Syria, of Libya you know, this is, they’re there and as long as they’re there without the ability to bring about some order in the region, you can’t do that very well without providing for the basic economic needs of people,” Biden added. “So I’m hopeful that we can find an accommodation that where we can save the lives of people in, for example, in Libya”. Journalists were later informed by US National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan while on Air Force One that Biden had indeed been referencing Syria. Biden has in the past admitted that he is gaffe-prone, describing himself as a “gaffe machine” in 2018.



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Zachary Weaver

I am blessed with a funny gene that makes me enjoy life to the fullest. I love to travel, eat and jog. I write interesting topics in middle east and beyond