President Biden calls on Americans to unite on the 20th anniversary of 9/11

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President Biden tells about a friend named Davis, who lost his son in the 9/11 terrorist attacks – Screenshot

The video was released by the White House on the evening of September 10 (US time), a few hours before the United States marked the 20th anniversary of a mass terrorist attack that killed nearly 3,000 people.

According to President Biden, “unity is America’s greatest strength” is the lesson the country learned after the 2001 terrorist attacks.

“Unity doesn’t mean we have to believe in the same things. But we have to have a basic respect and trust in each other and in this nation,” he said.

In addition to the stories of the families of those killed and injured, Biden also paid tribute to the firefighters, nurses and many others who risked or sacrificed their lives to save lives and rebuild everything from rubble.

However, the US leader also acknowledged the dark side of this country after the terrorist event. They are “the dark sides of human nature – fear and anger, resentment and violence against Muslim Americans”.

The US president said that discrimination against Muslims and like Muslims has affected American society but has never damaged national unity.

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President Biden and his wife boarded a plane to New York’s LaGuardia Airport on the evening of September 10 to attend the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks – Photo: REUTERS

According to the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the number of cases against Arab Americans, Muslims and others perceived as Arab or Muslim increased after the 11 attacks. 9.

Although the number of such incidents has decreased in recent years, the total number of such incidents of discrimination reported annually has never been lower than pre-2001 levels, according to the FBI. Many Muslim children have grown up in guilt when they are discriminated against and ridiculed by friends and people around them.

According to the plan provided by the White House, President Biden and his wife will visit three 9/11 memorials today. This is where four hijacked planes crashed or crashed on the morning of September 11, 2001.

In addition to “Place Zero”, the World Trade Center complex in New York, Mr. Biden will visit the Pentagon headquarters.

The US leader will also visit the town of Shanksville, Pennsylvania. This is where the passengers on the fourth plane fought off the hijackers, foiling a plot to hit a target that is believed to be the Capitol or the White House.


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