The U.S. is in preparation for President Biden and President Xi’s anticipated US-China meetings in the following month. Further reports say the announcement was made after a few days of discussion with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi.On October 27, after hourlong discussions with Wang Yi, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of China, in Washington, D.C., U.S. President Joe Biden announced that another US-China meetings is to be expected between him and Chinese President Xi Jinping in the following month.
Furthermore, an article in Al Jazeera states that Wang’s visit to Washington, D.C., together with a series of US-China meetings between the two countries, have been considered as preparations for a possible meeting of Biden and Xi alongside the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in San Francisco, California in the following month.
According to Ching, the U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken held the second day of US-China meetings with Wang last Friday. The discussions reportedly included the war between Israel and Hamas, Russia’s war against Ukraine, the territorial disputes in Taiwan and the South China Sea, and the crisis in overdose deaths involving fentanyl.
Further reports say Blinken’s discussions with Wang lasted for around six hours. On the other hand, Biden’s latest US-China meetings with Xi was alongside the G20 summit last November in Bali, Indonesia.