Biden seeks to consolidate Quad as bulwark of democracy against China


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By Beatriz Pascual Macías Washington, Sep 24 (EFE).- US President Joe Biden used the first face-to-face summit of the Quad group on Friday to consolidate it as a bulwark of democracy against Chinese expansion and dominance in the Indo-Pacific region. The Quad, made up of India, Australia, Japan and the US, was created in 2007 and lay dormant for years until Biden decided to resurrect it with a first virtual meeting of his heads of state and government in March. This time, seated together in the East Room of the White House, Biden and Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison, Japan’s...