Chinese President Xi Jinping and then US vice-president Joe Biden meet in Beijing in 2013. Photo: TNS Chinese President Xi Jinping and then US vice-president Joe Biden meet in Beijing in 2013. Photo: TNS
Chinese President Xi Jinping and then US vice-president Joe Biden meet in Beijing in 2013. Photo: TNS

Biden and Xi ‘should meet early’ to work out US-China differences

  • Back-door diplomat John Thornton recommends trade talks model of high level meetings to work through issues
  • Coronavirus pandemic would be a good place to start, he says

Topic |   US-China relations
Chinese President Xi Jinping and then US vice-president Joe Biden meet in Beijing in 2013. Photo: TNS Chinese President Xi Jinping and then US vice-president Joe Biden meet in Beijing in 2013. Photo: TNS
Chinese President Xi Jinping and then US vice-president Joe Biden meet in Beijing in 2013. Photo: TNS
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