Perspective: Biden-Xi Summit

In this episode of the Perspective Prog. based on Biden-Xi Summit. US President Jo Biden and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping met virtually on Monday and discussed the complex nature of relations between both the countries and the importance of managing competition responsibly. According to a White House handout on the meeting, President Biden underscored that the United States will continue to stand up for its interests and values and, together with its allies and partners, ensure the rules of the road for the 21st century and advance an international system that is free, open, and fair. He also raised concerns about China’s practices in Xinjiang, Tibet, and Hong Kong, as well as human rights more broadly. Indo Pacific also came up for discussion during the meeting with US President reiterating the importance of freedom of navigation and safe over flight to the region’s prosperity. According to China’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Xi emphasized the necessity of a sound and steady relationship between the two countries. The Chinese leader also expressed his readiness to work with President Biden to build consensus and take active steps to move China-US relations forward in a positive direction.

1. Prof. Sreeram Chaulia, Dean, Jindal School of International Affairs
2. Elisabeth Braw, Resident Fellow, American Enterprise Institute, Washington DC
3. Meera Shankar, Former Ambassador

Anchor: Vishal Dahiya

Producer: Amit Srivastav, Sagheer Ahmad

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