The President of the United States did not listen directly to Alberto Fernandez’s speech at the UN Climate Summit to celebrate Earth Day and raise awareness of the challenges facing the planet.
In his role as host of a gathering of leaders from around the world, US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken predicted that Joe Biden would have to leave for a few minutes.
“Mr. President, I know you should leave for a moment, but we hope you can join again.“, Down payment.
Biden took the floor and explained: “Sorry, I have to retire, I will come back soon, I see that we are at a very encouraging start and we are making a lot of progress; I look forward to seeing the rest of the summit unfold“.
Alberto Fernandez was a special witness to the scene and was recorded for the official broadcast. The face of the Argentine president was on the front of the screens as the North American leader rose to fulfill his agenda.
The summit began at nine o’clock with a speech by the President of the United States. Biden listened to performances from China, India, Great Britain, Canada, Bangladesh, Germany, France, Russia, South Korea, Indonesia, South Africa, Italy and the Maschal Islands, and at 10:37 he woke up. He returned at 11:50.
And diplomatic sources explained to Infobae It was a coincidence that Biden grew up when it was Fernandez’s role. In fact, the President of the United States had a scheduled meeting with his security team at the time he left the summit, according to the official schedule of activities that the White House published the day before to reporters.
Alberto Fernandez, along with nearly 40 other leaders, will participate in the Leaders’ Climate Summit held in the United States as part of International Mother Earth Day. One of the notable exhibitors of this event is Pope Francis.
The activity, which will take place between today and tomorrow, seeks to develop strategies to limit the increase in global temperature, within a parameter of 1.5 ° C.
Fernandez presented Argentina’s position in the first session entitled “Raising our Climate Ambition”.
The event was opened by the President of the United States, Joseph Biden, the Vice President of that country, Kamala Harris, and the Secretary-General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres.
And participating in the forum, German Chancellor Angela Merkel. The Prime Minister of Denmark, Mette Frederiksen; From New Zealand, Jacinda Ardern; And from Norway, Erna Solberg, and Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison. From India, Narendra Modi; From Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu. From Italy, Mario Draghi. From Japan, Yoshihide Suga; From Spain, Pedro Sanchez; And from the United Kingdom, Boris Johnson, among others.
Presidents of China Xi Jinping; From France, Emmanuel Macron; From Poland, Andrzej Duda; From the Republic of Korea, Moon Jae-in; From Russia, Vladimir Putin; From South Africa, Matamela Cyril Ramaphosa; And from Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, among others.
For Latin America, the Presidents of Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro; From Chile, Sebastian Pinera; From Colombia, Evan Duque Marquez; From Mexico, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador.