Joe Biden’s China policy

Joe Biden’s China policy

US President Joe Biden has made it clear from the start that his administration will make China a policy priority, saying he expects “extreme competition” between the two countries. While Biden’s rhet

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US-China relations: Top diplomats set to meet in Alaska next week
America’s top diplomat will hold talks with high-ranking Chinese officials next Thursday in Anchorage, Alaska, the state department announced on Wednesday.  US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and White House national security adviser Jake Sullivan plan to discuss “a range of issues” with Yang Jiechi, China’s most senior foreign policy official, and Foreign Minister Wang Yi, the department said. Blinken said the meeting would not herald further high-level talks unless it could yield “tangible outcomes.” White House press secretary Jen Psaki on Wednesday emphasized the fact that the meeting was taking place in the US. “It was important to us that this administration’s first meeting with Chi
Joe Biden told Xi Jinping that America is land of ‘possibilities’
US President Joe Biden referenced a conversation with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping, when both were vice-presidents, during one of his first official acts in his new role on Wednesday. “I was asked a long time ago when I was with Xi Jinping, and I was on the Tibetan plateau with him,” Biden said as he was administering an oath of office – virtually – to nearly 1,000 of his appointees.  Xi “asked me in a private dinner, he and I, and we each had an interpreter. He said can you define America for me, and I said yes and I meant it. “I said I can do it in one word, one word: possibilities. We believe anything’s possible if we set our mind to it, unlike any other country in the world.” Bide