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Readout of President Joe Biden's Call with Taoiseach Simon Harris of Ireland

June 17, 2024

President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. spoke with Taoiseach Simon Harris of Ireland today congratulate him on his recent election as Taoiseach and to deepen U.S.-Ireland cooperation on a range of issues. President Biden highlighted continued cooperation with the Irish government on shared priorities, particularly deepening U.S.-Ireland ties between our people and our economies. They highlighted the importance of cybersecurity to ensure a thriving tech sector in Ireland, home to many U.S. tech companies. They also discussed the conflict between Israel and Hamas, underscoring the need to increase humanitarian aid reaching people in Gaza and reaffirmed their commitment to a two-state solution. They reaffirmed the importance of stability in Northern Ireland, underpinned by its Executive and Assembly to preserve the gains of the Belfast/Good Friday Agreement.

Joseph R. Biden, Readout of President Joe Biden's Call with Taoiseach Simon Harris of Ireland Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/372726

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