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Poll: The international image of the United States has improved since Biden became president


According to a poll published on Thursday by the American think tank Pew Research Center, the international image of the United States has improved with the election of Democrat Biden as president, but people in various countries and regions still have concerns about the health of American democracy. .

The Pew Research Center conducted this poll on 16,254 people from March to May, involving 12 to 16 countries and regions, including Australia, Belgium, the United Kingdom, Canada, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, and Japan. , The Netherlands, New Zealand, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Sweden and Taiwan, depending on the issue.

Previously, in the polls conducted during Trump’s tenure, the United States was generally not respected. The Pew Research Center pointed out that among the 12 countries and regions surveyed this year and 2020, a median of 75% expressed confidence that Biden would do the right thing in international affairs. In contrast, last year Only 17% of Trump are confident.

In France, 65% of respondents said they viewed the United States positively, a doubling of just 31% last year. Pew pointed out that similar improvements of 25 percentage points or more have also occurred in Germany, Japan, Italy, the Netherlands, and Canada. Other countries surveyed, Australia, the United Kingdom, Greece, South Korea, Spain, and Sweden, have also increased their favorability towards the United States.

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