He will meet with US President Joe Biden on Monday with Chinese President Xi Jinping on side lines of next week group of 20 top in Bali, Indonesia, A face-to me-face The meeting that comes amid growing tension in US-China relations, the White House announced Thursday.
Will be first ina meeting between leaders of The world’s two largest economies since Biden became president in January 2021 comes weeks after Xi was awarded third place for breaking standards by five yearsyear term As the leader of the Chinese Communist Party during party’s national Conference.
White House Press Secretary Karen Jean-Pierre said: in Statement Leaders will meet to discuss efforts to preserve and deepen the lines of Communication between the two countries and ‘responsible management competition And the work Together where our interests align, in particular on cross border challenges that effect on international community. “
The White House was working with Chinese officials over The last Several weeks to arrange the meeting. Biden on Wednesday told reporters that he intends to discuss with Xi rising tensions between Washington and Beijing over Autonomous Island of Taiwan, trade Policies, Beijing relationship with Russia and more.
“what am I want to do with Him when we talk is put out what’s all of Our red lines and we understand what he thinks in The critical national Interests of China, what am I know To be critical Interests of Biden said. and determine whether they are inconsistent or not with one else.”
a senior Administration officialspeak on the condition of Anonymity sought to discuss the summit, to play down expectations for Meeting, reporters on Thursday that there was no joint statement or expected outcomes from the sit-in.down. Instead, the official Biden said he aims to build a “floor for Relationship “.
Biden traveled and something together in United States and China in 2011 and 2012 when the two leaders were serving as countries’ vice presidents, and they’ve made five phone calls or video calls since Biden became president. in January 2021. But the relationship between the United States and China is becoming distant more complicated Since those who arrived at-know-You’re talking in Washington and on Tibetan plateau a decade ago.
As president, Biden has repeatedly used China to take responsibility for Human rights violations against Uyghur people And other ethnic minorities, Beijing’s crackdowns on democracy activists in Hong Kong forced trade practices military provocations against Autonomous Taiwan and its differences over Russia trial of its war against Ukraine.
Weeks before Vladimir Putin released him invasion of Ukraine, Russian President met with something in Beijing and the two issued a note expressing hopes of ‘Boundless’ relationship for their people.
China has largely refrained from criticizing the Russian war but has held out so far off on Moscow supply with arms.
“I don’t think there are many of The respect that China enjoys for Biden said on Wednesday. “And the in factThey have been sorted of save distance Little.”
were the leaders also It is expected to address US frustration that Beijing has not used its influence to pressure North Korea to withdraw back from conducting provocative missile tests and giving up its nuclear weapons program. It was Biden set To discuss threats from North Korea with leaders of South Korea and Japan a day before sitting down with something.
something government He criticized the Biden administration’s stance on Taiwan – which Beijing ultimately looks to unify with The communist mainland – as undermining China’s sovereignty and territorial integrity. Chinese President also He has hinted that Washington wants to stifle Beijing’s growing influence while trying to bypass the United States in a larger world economy.
tensions over Taiwan has grown since House Speaker Nancy Pelosi visited Taiwan in August.
Biden said he was “not prepared to make any substantive concessions” on US doctrine on Taiwan.
Under “One China” policyrecognize the United States government in Beijing with permission for Informal relationships and defense links with Taipei. take a stand of ‘Strategic ambiguity’ towards defense of Taiwan – Leave the question open of Whether it would respond militarily if the island was attacked.
Biden caused sensation in Asia in may when in news conspiracy in Tokyo said “yes” when asked if it would be willing to intervene militarily to defend Taiwan if China invaded. The White House and Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin were quick to explain that there was no change in we policy.
see Beijing official American contact with Taiwan is an encouragement to make the de facto decades-old island independence permanent, a step US leaders say they don’t support. Pelosi is highest-classification elected American official Since then, House Speaker Newt Gingrich has visited in 1997.
Shi remained close to home during the global COVID-19 pandemic, where imposed”zeroCorona virus disease policy resulted in in The mass shutdowns that disturbed global supply chains.
he is made for him first short trip outside China since start of epidemic in September with Stop in Kazakhstan and then Uzbekistan to participate in Shanghai Cooperation Organization, which includes eight countries with Putin and other leaders of Central Asian security group.
US officials were eager to see them how Shi is approaching the meeting after being newly empowered with Third term And cementing his position as an indisputable leader of state, saying they will wait to assess whether it made for him more or less likely to seek out Regions of cooperation with United State
They confirmed it party Conference results Reinforced the importance of Direct sharing with Shi, instead of lower-level officials than them found Unable or unwilling to speak for Chinese leader.