former US Vice-President Joe Biden , has asked the allies of the United States, his country despite the current difficulties in transatlantic relations is not depreciated. "I promise you, this will pass," Biden said Saturday at the Munich security conference with a view to the current US government Donald Trump .
"We will come back, you have absolutely no doubt," he added to the applause of the audience.
Biden regretted in his speech that the current US government gave the impression, "that we withdraw from the world and from the management responsibility back". Washington-creating "uncertainty" in the defence of Western values. This attitude of the United States will not be permanent, the US would eventually return to their old line in the Alliance policy.
Biden was from 2009 to 2017 Vice-President, he is considered a possible contender for the presidential nomination of the US Democrats in the year 2020.
His speech in Munich he used for a counter-proposal to the foreign policy of President Donald Trump. "The America I see is not withdrawing from the interests and values that have guided us for so long," said Biden. "The America that I see, appreciate the fundamental human decency."
The Munich security conference in pictures
Biden accused Trump to damage the image of the United States – for example, through the detention of migrant children at the border. "The Americans are ashamed of, you don't know that this is in large part correct." The people in the United States, with a large majority, "that we retain our position as the leader of the free world".
Biden pointed out that the support for Nato allies in Congress and in the population. "If the intensity decays of the TRANS-Atlantic Alliance, are authoritarian forces on the scene quickly, in order to shape the world according to their ideas," said the 76-Year-old.
"The United States will never abandon our allies. We need you," he said to the participants of the conference turned.
Created: 16.02.2019, 17:52 PM