PM Modi described Friday's bilateral summit with Biden as important as they're meeting at the start of the third decade of this century.
External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar and National Security Adviser Ajit Doval will also be accompanying Modi during the visit.
At least one dose of the vaccine has been given to 208 million people over 12 years, or 73.4 per cent of them, while 177 million or 62.5 per cent have been fully inoculated.
Biden said, There's nothing China or Russia would rather have, would want more in this competition than the United States to be bogged down another decade in Afghanistan
The president said he has asked the Secretary of State to lead the continued coordination with US international partners to ensure safe passage for any Americans, Afghan partners and foreign nationals who want to leave Afghanistan.
The IS-K, a local affiliate of the Islamic State terror group in Afghanistan, had claimed responsibility for the attack.
As for the bombers and gunmen involved, he said, "We have some reason to believe we know who they are ... not certain. He said he had instructed military commanders to develop plans to strike IS assets, leadership and facilities.
The US is also evacuating the citizens of NATO allies and its partners, including their diplomats, their embassy staff who remain in Afghanistan and to get them back to their homes as well.
The US troops withdrew from Iraq in 2011, eight years after the US-led invasion. US troops returned to the country in 2014 to support the Iraqi forces in the fight against the Islamic State militants.
"The leaders will discuss the full range of pressing issues, as we seek to restore predictability and stability to the US-Russia relationship," the White House said,
Fifty-seven US Congressmen have written to President Joe Biden, urging him to bolster America's COVID-19 assistance to India
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