President Joe Biden will meet Chinese leader Xi Jinping face-to-face on Monday, their first in-person encounter since Biden took office and one that will offer a clarifying opportunity for the world’s most important bilateral relationship.
“The leaders will discuss efforts to maintain and deepen lines of communication between the United States and the PRC, responsibly manage competition, and work together where our interests align, especially on transnational challenges that affect the international community.
The two leaders will also discuss a range of regional and global issues,” said White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre in a statement.
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WNU Editor: The U.S. pushed for this meeting. Also nothing has been prepared. That is why I expect nothing will come out of this face-to-face talk. There is no common ground between the two sides on the major issues, and China has also made it very well known since the summer that they do not trust the Biden administration.
I see this as nothing more but a photo-op, and a hope from the White House that a “personal bond” between the two leaders will come out of this brief meeting.
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