Chinese President Xi Xinping turned down Joe Biden’s proposal for a bilateral meeting during their telephone call.
Washington: US President Joe Biden failed in his attempt to secure a bilateral meeting with Chinese President Xi Xinping during their recent telephone call, the Financial Times reported citing multiple people briefed on the call.
Biden fails attempt to secure bilateral meeting with Chinese President Xi Xinping in recent call: Reports
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The report said on Tuesday that Biden proposed to Xi having a bilateral summit between the two leaders, but the Chinese president did not take him up on his offer and instead suggested Washington ease its tensions with Beijing.