Chinese President Xi Jinping met with Indonesian President Joko Widodo in Beijing Tuesday.
The leaders discussed a range of issues from increasing bilateral trade and expanding cooperation in agriculture and food security. China is Indonesia’s largest trading partner.
Joining the discussion:
- Thomas Noto Suoneto is a foreign policy analyst and the host of Foreign Policy Talks podcast.
- Einar Tangen is a Senior Fellow with the Taihe Institute.
We now turn to the sweltering heat impacting China, Europe and the United States. The extreme weather is also fueling wildfires. In California, firefighters are working to contain a massive fire outside Yosemite National Park and in Texas, a grass fire spread to a nearby neighborhood destroying several homes
- Deepti Singh is an Assistant Professor with the School of the Environment at Washington State University.
- Annela Anger-Kraavi is the Director of the Climate Change Policy Group at the University of Cambridge.
- Stefan Doerr is a Professor of Geology at Swansea University where he leads its Centre for Wildfire Research.
On 26 July, President Xi Jinping held talks with Indonesian President Joko Widodo in Beijing. The two presidents had an in-depth exchange of views and reached important common understandings on China-Indonesia relations and on international and regional issues of mutual interest. pic.twitter.com/aJIopYxJiv
— Chinese Mission to UN (@Chinamission2un) July 26, 2022
Severe heat warnings have been issued for almost 70 Chinese cities, where temperatures are expected to exceed 40 degrees Celsius (104 degrees Fahrenheit).https://t.co/qZHsVm2cbU
— CNN International (@cnni) July 25, 2022
The Oak Fire near Yosemite grew by fewer than 850 acres overnight, measuring at just over 18,000 acres with 26% containment as of Tuesday morning, Cal Fire said.
The blaze — California’s largest wildfire of the year so far — has raged since last week. https://t.co/39jG3OrqJ7
— San Francisco Chronicle (@sfchronicle) July 26, 2022