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Biden to allow transgender peaple to serve in military

US President Joe Biden will lift the ban of his predecessor,Donald Trump,on military service of transgender peaple ,CBC channel reported ,citing sources.

It is expected to be officially announced on Monday at a ceremony attended by the Pentagon new head,Lioyd Austin,Biden will sign the relevant decree and order the military units to develop a plan for its implementation.

Biden would appoint male-born Rachel Levine,a male assistant to the health minister.She will thus become the first transgender person to be appointed to a federal position.

Since June 2016 ,transgender peaple have been able to freely serve in the military after former US leader Barack Obama lifted an earlier ban .However,a year later,in July 2017,Trump reimposed a ban.

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