Chinese President Xi Jinping shakes hands with then-US Vice-President Joe Biden inside the Great Hall of the People in 2013 in Beijing. Photo: TNS
Chinese President Xi Jinping shakes hands with then-US Vice-President Joe Biden inside the Great Hall of the People in 2013 in Beijing. Photo: TNS

Joe Biden and Xi Jinping to hold virtual summit ‘next week’, with date to come

  • The talks between the two leaders will take place as the US and China spar over Taiwan, and alarm grows in Washington over Beijing’s expanding nuclear arsenal
  • The session won’t address the issue of whether the US consulate in Chengdu and the Chinese consulate in Houston will reopen

Chinese President Xi Jinping shakes hands with then-US Vice-President Joe Biden inside the Great Hall of the People in 2013 in Beijing. Photo: TNS
Chinese President Xi Jinping shakes hands with then-US Vice-President Joe Biden inside the Great Hall of the People in 2013 in Beijing. Photo: TNS
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