The White House is planning a new dialogue between US President Joe Biden and his Chinese envoy Xi Jinping “soon”Although it has not yet been decided whether that contact will take place over the phone or in person during an international summit, Like the G20 in October.
This was pointed out this Thursday Jack Sullivan, Pitton’s national security adviser; It ended Wednesday during a telephone press conference to capture the U.S. president’s first international tour and includes stops in the United Kingdom, Belgium and Switzerland.
“We will sit down soon to define the right format for the conversation between the two presidents (Biden and G). It may be on the phone, it may be at a meeting on the sidelines of another international summit or otherwise.”Sullivan said.
Biden’s adviser recalled that “the two leaders will meet at the G20 summit” in Rome at the end of October, although he did not guarantee that there would be a meeting at the structure.
Sullivan underlined “Dedication” to Biden “to engage with President Xi in some way in the coming months, to see where we are in the relationship and to ensure that we have direct contact” As the US president was with his Russian rival Vladimir Putin on Wednesday.
Pitan and Shi had a long phone conversation in February.But they have not met in person since the US came to power last January.
President Joe Biden competed with Beijing as a central pillar of his foreign and trade policy, and During his European tour Sought to strengthen the common front with its allies against China, He warned that he would respond if challenged.
During the NATO summit in Brussels, Coalition leaders demanded that China “act responsibly.” And noted its “growing influence”, One that can “present challenges” that the Atlantic system must face.
With information from EFE