After a phone conversation with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, US President Joe Biden tweeted, “India stood for us, now we will stand for it.”
US President Joe Biden.
In the wake of India’s Coronavirus crisis, there was a phone conversation between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Joe Biden. After this conversation, Biden said that India has always stood in the hour of trouble of the American people and now America will also stand with them in this hour of crisis. Significantly, due to the increasing cases of corona, the health system in the country has started reaching in the direction of extinction. Patients in hospitals are suffering from acute shortage of beds and oxygen.
The conversation between PM Modi and Biden regarding Corona took place on Monday. The Biden administration has now started providing assistance to India to deal with Corona in a fast pace. Immediate assistance provided by the White House includes oxygen supplies, raw materials for making the COVID-19 vaccine, essential medicines, and PPE kits. After talking with PM Modi, the US President tweeted, “India stood for us, now we will stand for it.” This was the second conversation between the two leaders after Biden was sworn in as the 46th President of the US on 20 January.
Modi-Biden conversation lasted for about 45 minutes
The US President said, “Today I spoke to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and promised full support of the US to provide emergency assistance and resources to fight the COVID-19”. It is believed that this conversation between the two leaders lasted for about 45 minutes. During this conversation, Biden offered to provide all possible help to India in this hour of crisis. White House press secretary Jane Saki said the president promised American help to the people of India, who have recently been affected by the surge in Corona’s rising cases.
Field Oxygen Generation System Can Send US To India
At India’s request, the United States is looking towards providing oxygen and other necessary support. The US Ministry of Defense and USAID are considering providing oxygen generation systems to India. Press Secretary Jane Saki said that the Department of Defense is also providing field oxygen generation systems, which the US has used in medical hospitals in its region. Each unit can provide oxygen to 50 to 100 beds. He said that the administration is going to provide oxygen concentrator and ventilator as well as all other essential items.
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