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    Biden Calls for Solidarity with Ukraine at D-Day Anniversary Ceremony near the Beaches of Normandy

    Biden Calls for Solidarity with Ukraine at D-Day Anniversary Ceremony near the Beaches of Normandy

    COLLEVILLE-SUR-MER, — President Joe Biden marked the 80th anniversary of D-Day on Thursday by pledging “we will not walk away” from , drawing a direct line from the fight to liberate from Nazi domination to today's war against Russian aggression.

    “To surrender to bullies, to bow down to dictators, is simply unthinkable,” he said during a ceremony at the American cemetery in Normandy. “If we were to do that, it means we'd be forgetting what happened here on these hallowed beaches.”

    D-Day was the largest amphibious assault in history, and Biden called it a “powerful illustration of how alliances, real alliances make us stronger.” He said that was “a lesson that I pray we Americans never forget.”

    The comment by the Democratic president was a reminder that American commitments around the globe hang in the balance during this year's U.S. election. Donald Trump, the presumptive Republican nominee, has said he would not defend European allies that are “delinquent” in their own security spending.

    The possibility of Trump's return to the White House has left many of the continent's leaders fearful that transatlantic unity, which was sealed in blood on D-Day and strengthened in response to 's invasion of Ukraine, could fray or even rupture.

    Trump has expressed little enthusiasm for Ukraine's defense, criticizing the “endless flow of American treasure” and calling for Europe to shoulder…

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