Chinese President Xi Jinping sat down with U.S. President Biden on the sidelines of the 30th APEC Leaders’ Meeting in San Francisco. The face-to-face comes at a critical time with the two nations mired in diplomatic tensions. How will this impact the relationship going forward?
Joining the discussion:
- Sourabh Gupta is a Senior Asia-Pacific International Relations Policy Specialist at the Institute for China-America Studies.
- Victor Gao is Chair Professor at Soochow University.
- Robert Hormats is a visiting lecturer at Yale University and a former U.S. Under Secretary of State.
- Yan Liang is Chair Professor in Economics at Willamette University.
US President Biden and China's Xi opened their much-anticipated summit with a handshake.
It's their first meeting in more than a year with hopes of repairing a relationship strained by economic competition and military and diplomatic missteps https://t.co/Z9yszU8YH6 pic.twitter.com/1Vp7K14koN
— Bloomberg (@business) November 15, 2023
President Biden and Chinese leader Xi Jinping went into a high-stakes summit Wednesday with a long list of contentious issues between the world’s two leading powers—and narrow room to find compromise https://t.co/bQ7zGfMun5 https://t.co/bQ7zGfMun5
— The Wall Street Journal (@WSJ) November 15, 2023