According to the VNA correspondent in Washington, December 2, the spokesman The Pentagon Sue Gough said the US Department of Defense increased coordination with the presidential-elect’s power transfer group Joe Biden.
Accordingly, this week, Mr. Biden’s task force will focus on working with members of the Intermediate Assessment Team (ART).
Ms. Gough stated that under the Presidential Transfer Act, the Department of Defense policy and the minutes of agreement between the White House and the transfer team of the Presidential Joint Venture and Vice President-elect Biden-Harris, the Department of Defense was office levels for government personnel coming up and some ART members visited their offices this week.
ART by the group devolution The Biden-Harris partnership was established in November with the mission of understanding the work of federal government agencies, ensuring a smooth transfer of power, and preparing for President election and Vice President. The president-elect with the cabinet can begin work on the first day after taking office.
Ms. Gough also noted that the Department of Defense’s power transfer task force has begun administrative procedures such as issuing temporary staff cards to Mr. Biden’s transfer team, meeting the initial requirements of the Government representatives about to provide information.
Meanwhile, The New York Times on December 2 reported that President-elect Biden plans to withdraw some of his predecessor Donald Trump’s policies after he took office.
Biden, in an interview with the newspaper, said he would work towards quick talks on new requirements for Iran if the US returns to the nuclear deal, also known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action. (JCPOA), signed between Tehran and Group P5 + 1.
Mr. Biden emphasized “it will be difficult,” but if Iran returns to comply with JCPOA, the US will return to this agreement as a starting point for further negotiations.
According to the New York Times, the Biden administration will try to extend restrictions on Iran’s production of nuclear materials.
In addition, Iran will also have to address the issues of proxy actions in Lebanon, Iraq, Syria and Yemen in the negotiations that Biden’s team has revealed may include neighboring countries. Arab Arabs, including Saudia Arabia.
In 2018, President Trump unilaterally withdrew the United States from the JCPOA and re-imposed Iran sanctions under the “maximum pressure” campaign against Tehran.
Also in the newspaper’s interview, Mr. Biden said he would work to help resolve the months-long deadlock between Democrats and Republicans regarding the economic stimulus package to support workers and other companies affected by the COVID-19 outbreak.
He asserted that his top priority after coming to power was to revive the economy and would not enter any new trade deal until it created massive domestic investment, created more jobs and enhancement for education./.