Xi Jinping and Biden discuss strategic issues of bilateral relations
Xi Jinping and Joe Biden discussed strategic and fundamental issues between the two countries during a meeting via videoconference. The two sides had a full and in-depth exchange of views on strategic, comprehensive and fundamental issues in the development of Sino-US relations, as well as important issues of mutual interest.”
The online meeting between the two leaders consisted of two phases. The first half lasted about 1 hour and 56 minutes, after which the sides went to a break. The second part of the meeting lasted about 1 hour and 18 minutes. In total, the talks between the two leaders lasted about 3 hours and 14 minutes.
This is the first official meeting between the two leaders since Biden took office as U.S. president in January 2021. Previously, they exchanged messages and phone calls. The last phone conversation between Biden and Xi Jinping took place on September 10.