Bali. US President Joe Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping have held an important meeting before the G-20 summit to be held in Bali, Indonesia. The two leaders shook hands and greeted each other at a hotel in Indonesia on Monday. Both the leaders have arrived here to attend the G-20 summit.
The G20 Summit has started in Bali, Indonesia. Leaders of many countries have reached there. President Joe Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping began their first face-to-face meeting on Monday since the US president took office nearly two years ago amid rising economic and security tensions between the two superpowers competing for influence.
At the beginning of the conversation, Biden said that he was committed to keeping the lines of communication open with Xi. He said, ‘I am personally committed to keeping the lines of communication open between you and me.’ “I think the partnership our two leaders share shows that China and the US can manage their differences, prevent competition from escalating to conflict, and work together on urgent global issues,” he said. We can find ways that require our mutual cooperation.
Xi said that the world is paying attention to the meeting between him and President Biden. “The China-US relationship is currently in a state that we all care deeply about because it is not in the fundamental interests of our two countries and peoples, and it is not what the international community expects from us,” Xi was quoted as saying by CNN. Hopes.’
Speaking through a translator, he said, ‘As leaders of two major countries, we need to set the right direction for US-China relations. We need to find the right direction for bilateral relations moving forward and elevate relations. Xi said, ‘The world hopes that China and America will handle the relationship properly. Our meeting has attracted the attention of the world, so we need to work with all countries to bring more hope for world peace, more confidence for global stability, and a stronger impetus for development for all. ‘
Tags: G20 Summit, international news, Joe Biden, Xi Jinping
FIRST PUBLISHED : November 14, 2022, 18:22 IST