Biden and Xi holds talk in seven months

Washington: Chinese President Xi Jinping has spoken with his US counterpart Joe Biden, their first call in seven months.

A White House Statement said both leaders had discussed the responsibility of both nations to ensure competition does not veer into conflict.

This is only the second call between them since President Biden took office. US- China relations have been tense, with clashes over issues like trade, espionage and the pandemic.

 

Agency