US President Joe Biden delivers his first foreign policy address in Washington on Thursday. Photo: AFP
US President Joe Biden delivers his first foreign policy address in Washington on Thursday. Photo: AFP

Joe Biden calls China the ‘most serious competitor’ to the US, in first foreign policy speech

  • US president pledges to ‘take on directly the challenges posed [to] our prosperity, security and democratic values’ raised by Beijing
  • Relations with China are fraught, with Washington making critical statements about actions in Xinjiang and offering early support to Taiwan

US President Joe Biden delivers his first foreign policy address in Washington on Thursday. Photo: AFP
US President Joe Biden delivers his first foreign policy address in Washington on Thursday. Photo: AFP
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