Saturday November 13, 2021

Biden To Meet His Chinese Counterpart on November 15

NEW YORK: President Joe Biden’s highly anticipated virtual summit with Chinese President Xi Jinping will take place on Monday, the White House announced.

“Following their September 9 phone call, the two leaders will discuss ways to responsibly manage the competition between the United States and the (People’s Republic of China), as well as ways to work together where our interests align,” White House press secretary Jen Psaki said in a statement.

“Throughout, President Biden will make clear U.S. intentions and priorities and be clear and candid about our concerns with the PRC.”The talks come amid heightened tensions over Taiwan, trade and human rights. At the same time, the US and China unveiled a surprise pact this week on climate, underscoring some areas of cooperation.

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