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"Without reading lectures": US President Joe Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping talked by phone

992x496 copyAn official of the Washington administration noted that the US president and the Chinese president "can be frank and honest with each other without lecturing."

US President Joe Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping touched on international issues such as the fight against the spread of coronavirus, the economy and the climate in a telephone conversation on Thursday. This was reported by the Reuters news agency with reference to a high-ranking representative of the Washington administration.
He stressed that during the telephone conversation, which lasted an hour and a half, the heads of state were frank, but treated each other with respect. The official also added that both leaders "can be frank and honest with each other without lecturing" at the same time. During the conversation, Biden focused on the importance of combating climate change and taking constructive measures for this, writes TASS.
At the same time, according to Bloomberg, the head of the White House in the conversation stressed "the disappointment of the United States due to the fact that Beijing has not yet shown seriousness in communicating with American officials."