The White House confirms

Joe Biden

's intention to run for president in 2024.

This was stated by the spokeswoman of the presidential administration, Karin Jean-Pierre, at a briefing, UNIAN reports.

Biden announced his intention to participate in the presidential election race to the American activist, fighter for the civil rights of African Americans, priest Al Sharpton.

Such a statement of the president was made in a private conversation.

"I'm going to do it again. I'm going," Biden said.

We will remind you that on October 4, the President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelenskyi, 

held telephone talks with the US leader

.

"I spoke with US President Biden in the evening. First of all, I thanked him for another package of defense support for our country, in particular for the new HIMARS. And in general, I noted that the successes of our military - all successes in returning freedom to our people - are our joint successes, these are our joint victories," he said.

Zelensky said that he discussed with Biden the key aspects of the cooperation of states outside the defense sphere, in particular 

financial support 

- in particular, a package of support in the amount of more than 12 billion dollars.

The parties also discussed 

political steps, cooperation in international organizations.

"And I was especially pleased to hear President Biden's words that

our military inspires the whole world, our people inspire the whole world

. And this is true: our victory in this war will show how much Ukraine can give to the global strength of freedom, the global strength of democracy ", the president noted.

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