Americans and Chinese leaders speak of human rights, Taiwan and trade, especially about humans rights and the Chinese market

Americans and Chinese leaders speak of human rights, Taiwan and trade, especially about humans right ...

Joe Biden and the leader of Chinas Xi Jinping pledged at a virtual summit to improve cooperation, but in more than two hours of talks Monday night, no major breakthroughs were offered.

During the meeting, the two countries have a disagreement about the future of Taiwan, the militarization of the South China Sea, and cybersecurity issues related to the need for communication lines of the White House. While the two countries face challenges on the sides of issues such as the future of Taiwan and the South China Sea, Biden reiterated his call for the need to keep the communication lines open, as well as the demands for the public to be able to observe the progress of the upcoming elections, a White House readout

Biden talked about several points of disagreement, such as China's human rights violations, Taiwan, and China's support for its state-based industries.

The leaders discussed other topics, in which Chinese and American interests appear to be aligned, including efforts to combat global warming.

Before 8 am at the White House, the two had the conversation, to the end of the day while biden was seated in the Roosevelt Room and tipped the front-end of the Roosevelt room, immediately opened the discussion in Washington. Nevertheless, the two talked together in large groups, beginning just before 8 p.m. in Washington, noteing that the two have spent an awful lot of time in the conversation over the years, date to when biden was vice-president and Xi was a

Biden said he must establish "a common-sense guardrail"; his administration has often cited this as a goal for a difficult relationship. He added: We have a responsibility for the world as well as to the people.

He called Biden a my old friend and said that the two countries should work together.

Chinas state television network reported that Xi had expressed his willingness to work with Biden to establish consensus and take active steps to ensure that China-U.S. relations progress in a positive direction. He also called for mutual respect, implicit criticism of the Biden administrations handling of relations.

According to the China state television network CCTV, the talks ended at around halfway in Beijing, about three minutes later, the state television network said.

As president, Biden has spoken twice with Xi, but they haven't met in person this year. Administration officials said that virtual meeting intended to help both sides understand that misunderstandings and miscommunications won't make unnecessary conflicts possible.

Biden has repeatedly suggested that it should be possible to avoid active military engagement with China, even if the United States engages strongly in competitive competition with Beijing and continues to confront China leadership on a number of important issues.

Even though this call was initiated at Bidens request, the call was a reflection of a deep belief that the chances of keeping conflicts at bay might be diminishing.

This article was originally appeared in The New York Times.

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