The leaders of China and the United States meet to ease tension between the two countries. What could this mean for the bilateral relationship?
Chinese President Xi Jinping met with his U.S. counterpart, Joe Biden, for about three hours, in Bali, Indonesia. It was their first in-person meeting since Biden took office. President Xi pointed out that much can be done to improve the relationship between the two countries.
Joining the discussion:
- Yan Liang is chair professor of economics at Willamette University.
- Neysun Mahboubi is a research scholar at the Center for the Study of Contemporary China, at the University of Pennsylvania.
- Josef Gregory Mahoney is a professor of politics and international Relations at East China Normal University.
- Victor Gao is a chair professor at Soochow University.
Today, I met with President Xi Jinping of the People’s Republic of China.
We discussed our responsibility to prevent the competition between our countries from veering into conflict and finding ways to work together on shared challenges that affect the international community. pic.twitter.com/ufneHdcyCF
— President Biden (@POTUS) November 14, 2022
Breaking: In a roughly three-hour meeting, Biden and Xi agreed to restore regular communication and jointly opposed the use of nuclear weapons in Ukraine https://t.co/ipBf03Wrjm
— The Wall Street Journal (@WSJ) November 14, 2022