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Watch live as Joe Biden hosts ‘Summit for Democracy’ with world leaders

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Watch live as Joe Biden hosts ‘Summit for Democracy’ with world leaders

US President Joe Biden is convening the first-ever White House Summit for Democracy with countries around the world invited to take part in a discussion of how to reverse the “recession” of democratic values that’s been a trend in recent years.

The two-day virtual summit that starts Thursday (9 December) and has been billed as an opportunity for leaders and civil society experts from some 110 countries to collaborate on fighting corruption and promoting respect for human rights

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