Joe Biden and Xi Jinping ahead of their meeting on the margins of the G20 Summit in  Bali on November 14. Photo: AFP
Joe Biden and Xi Jinping ahead of their meeting on the margins of the G20 Summit in Bali on November 14. Photo: AFP

South China Sea: Xi-Biden meeting on G20 margins will not ease tensions, observers say

  • Expect more restraint, but antagonising behaviour will continue, researcher at Rand Corporation says
  • Despite warmth of meeting, ‘key points of contention’ such as Taiwan and the South China Sea have not gone away, analyst in Australia points out

Joe Biden and Xi Jinping ahead of their meeting on the margins of the G20 Summit in  Bali on November 14. Photo: AFP
Joe Biden and Xi Jinping ahead of their meeting on the margins of the G20 Summit in Bali on November 14. Photo: AFP
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