tirsdag 2. april 2024

Biden and China's Xi make first contact since November with a 'check-in' call

President Biden and Chinese leader Xi Jinping held what a senior Biden administration official dubbed a "check-in" call on Tuesday, marking the first The call touched on everything from Taiwan to the situation on the Korean Peninsula, artificial intelligence and Russia's war in Ukraine.

According to the Chinese readout, Xi told Biden strategic awareness "must always be the first 'button' to be fastened" in bilateral ties. The Chinese leader also elaborated his position on issues concerning Hong Kong, human rights and the South China Sea, the readout says. between the leaders since their face-to-face meeting in California in November.