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Biden and Xi Take Biggest Step in Years to Prevent US-China Clash

  • It’s not ‘kumbaya,’ Biden says, but temperature is lowered
  • Three-hour meeting was ‘step to move forward’: analyst Yu Jie
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Biden Says He Had Open, Candid Conversation With Xi
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Before Joe Biden sat face-to-face with Xi Jinping on Monday night at a seaside resort in Bali, US officials played down hopes for any tangible progress. The outcome easily exceeded those low expectations.

At the end of a meeting that ran about three hours, the US said the two sides would resume cooperation on issues including climate change and food security, and that Biden and Xi jointly chastised the Kremlin for loose talk of nuclear war over Ukraine.