There has been progress on preparations for a virtual summit between Xi Jinping and Joe Biden, according to China’s foreign vice-minister. Photo: AFP There has been progress on preparations for a virtual summit between Xi Jinping and Joe Biden, according to China’s foreign vice-minister. Photo: AFP
There has been progress on preparations for a virtual summit between Xi Jinping and Joe Biden, according to China’s foreign vice-minister. Photo: AFP

China, US working group ‘making progress’ on issues ahead of Xi-Biden summit

  • Foreign vice-minister Le Yucheng says Beijing is open to dialogue and ‘confrontation will lead us nowhere’ in interview on state television
  • But he also says Washington’s focus on China will be a ‘bigger mistake’ than Afghanistan, and that it’s ‘playing with fire’ on Taiwan

Topic |   US-China relations
There has been progress on preparations for a virtual summit between Xi Jinping and Joe Biden, according to China’s foreign vice-minister. Photo: AFP There has been progress on preparations for a virtual summit between Xi Jinping and Joe Biden, according to China’s foreign vice-minister. Photo: AFP
There has been progress on preparations for a virtual summit between Xi Jinping and Joe Biden, according to China’s foreign vice-minister. Photo: AFP
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