US President Joe Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping reach out to shake hands before their meeting on the sidelines of the G20 summit on November 14 in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia. Photo: AP
US President Joe Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping reach out to shake hands before their meeting on the sidelines of the G20 summit on November 14 in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia. Photo: AP
Danil Bochkov
Opinion

Opinion

Danil Bochkov

Asia’s week of summits put Russia under the spotlight, but US-China relations stole the show

  • At the Asean, G20 and Apec summits, the tone of world leaders’ discussions suggests global powers’ rivalry is a long way from abating
  • Notably, China’s Xi struck a milder tone, in the face of Western attempts to drag Russia into the spotlight and during meetings with other leaders

US President Joe Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping reach out to shake hands before their meeting on the sidelines of the G20 summit on November 14 in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia. Photo: AP
US President Joe Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping reach out to shake hands before their meeting on the sidelines of the G20 summit on November 14 in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia. Photo: AP
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