Future presidents Xi Jinping and Joe Biden outside Chengdu in China’s southwestern province of Sichuan in August, 2011. Photo: AFP Future presidents Xi Jinping and Joe Biden outside Chengdu in China’s southwestern province of Sichuan in August, 2011. Photo: AFP
Future presidents Xi Jinping and Joe Biden outside Chengdu in China’s southwestern province of Sichuan in August, 2011. Photo: AFP
Joe Biden

Biden recalls telling China’s Xi Jinping the US is about ‘possibilities’ before swearing in appointees

  • Just hours into his term, new US leader recounts chat as part of a monologue about the importance of respect, decency and honour
  • The pair travelled to Chengdu and locations near the southwestern Chinese city in 2011 when both were vice-presidents

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Future presidents Xi Jinping and Joe Biden outside Chengdu in China’s southwestern province of Sichuan in August, 2011. Photo: AFP Future presidents Xi Jinping and Joe Biden outside Chengdu in China’s southwestern province of Sichuan in August, 2011. Photo: AFP
Future presidents Xi Jinping and Joe Biden outside Chengdu in China’s southwestern province of Sichuan in August, 2011. Photo: AFP
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