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Biden in solemn ritual over remains of fallen US troops

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Dover (United States) (AFP) – President Joe Biden was preparing Sunday at a US military base to receive the remains of the 13 American service members killed in an attack in Kabul, a solemn ritual that comes amid fierce criticism of his handling of the Afghanistan crisis. Biden and his wife, Jill, both wearing black and with black face masks, first met far from the cameras with relatives of the dead in a special family center at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware. The base, on the US East Coast about two hours from Washington, is synonymous with the painful return of service members who have fal…

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