The president of the United States, Joe Biden , has suspended his visit to Colombia – scheduled for December twelve and thirteen – because of the case of the pandemic and therefore the advance of the new omicron variant . “President Biden was going to return on twelve and 13, they have asked us to postpone (the visit) probably until January because with the omicron they have decided not to leave the United States for now,” confirmed the vp and Colombian Foreign Minister, Marta Lucía Ramírez, before the media, collects Caracol Radio.
The United States has registered within the last hours the primary case of the new strain , that has conjointly been detected in South America once Brazil announced the primary contagion on Wednesday. Thus, the North American president would have set to cancel, or a minimum of delay, his visit to town of Cartagena to concentrate on addressing the new variant, as State Department officials have detailed to the Colombian Government, reports the media ‘Semana ‘.
In this method, Biden can in all probability visit the South American nation in early 202a pair of, though it's true that the trip planned for the center of this month had not nevertheless been confirmed by the White House, as reported by the Colombian station.