Washington/Beijing. US President Joe Biden has spoken to the President of China and his counterpart Xi Jinping. The White House said that the US President spoke to his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping for the first time in seven months on Thursday. A White House official said Biden sent a message to Jinping that the US wanted the two countries to be “competitive, but in the future, there should be no such situation between the two countries where there may be situations of conflict.”
The talks between the two were aimed at ensuring that the ‘competition’ between the two powers does not turn into ‘conflict’, this conversation has taken place at a time when China’s cyber security breaches, ways to deal with the coronavirus pandemic America is angry. Recently, the White House described Chinese trade rules as ‘coercive and unfair’. According to the news agency AFP, on the condition of anonymity, a White House official said that the purpose of this conversation was to fix the responsibility of the relationship between the two countries.
The official said that the talks were focused on “broad and strategic” issues, although no concrete decision was taken on the issues already hanging in the balance or the Biden-Jinping summit.