World is ready for new look with Obama Presidency: Biden

There is a "real sense of excitement" at Barack Obama's Presidency and the world is now "ready for a new look," US Vice President Joseph Biden has said following his maiden overseas trip in office. On his way back from Germany, where he delivered a key foreign policy speech at the 45th Munich Security Conference, Biden said the new US foreign policy was greeted well by leaders. In his address, Biden unveiled a new US foreign policy under the Obama Administration. "It seemed to be greeted pretty well," he told a small gathering of US Air Force personnel and their family members at the RAF Mildenhall, England, where he stopped briefly for refueling. RAF Mildenhall is the only air refueling wing for US Air Force in Europe. "I think the world is ready for a new look. There's a real sense of excitement at President Obama," Biden told his countrymen as he mingled and chatted with them. According to a pool report, Biden told them that he gave an outline of Obama's foreign policy, that will "set a new tone in America's relations around the world," at the Munich security conference. "I come to Europe on behalf of a new administration, and an administration that's determined to set a new tone not only in Washington, but in America's relations around the world," Biden said at the conference in his speech, which seems to have been well taken by world leaders. "That new tone is rooted in a strong bipartisanship to meet these common challenges," Biden said as he called for "resetting the button" for relationship with Russia, extended a hand of friendship with Iran and sought more active participation of European countries in Afghanistan. Biden said Obama Administration "rejects a false choice between our safety and our deals". "America will vigorously defend our security and our values, and in doing so we believe we'll all be more secure," he said. Biden returned from the trip yesterday.

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