Sunday, July 3

The White House considers a bilateral meeting between Biden and Xi Jinping



The White House National Security Advisor, Jake Sullivan, reported this Thursday that the White House is considering the possibility of organizing a bilateral meeting between the American president, Joe Biden, and its counterpart from China, Xi Jinping.

After the important meeting between the leaders of United States and RussiaSullivan explained that “opportunities to interact with President Xi will be sought in the future.”

“We do not have any particular plans at this time, but I would like to point out that it is likely that both leaders are in the G20 in Italy in October “and” very soon, we will sit down to work in the appropriate modality for the two presidents to get involved “without detailing the format of the meeting.

In this sense, he explained that “Biden will be involved in the next month with President Xi in some way to assess” the situation between the two powers and to ensure “direct communication.”

During this week, both the Group of Seven (G7) summit and the OTAN they have issued harsh statements against the Chinese government. In the first case, the G7 has asked Xi to show respect for the Human rights and fundamental freedoms in conflict points such as Hong Kong and Xinjiang as well as an investigation into the origin of the coronavirus.

For its part, NATO has agreed to a “united and clear” position on the need to address China’s international rise in the international arena and its aggressive actions.

Given this, the Asian giant has responded that China has warned that it will respond to surveillance effects as well as has launched accusations of “judge wrongly the international situation ”.

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