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Biden, Xi to hold virtual meeting on Monday night US eastern time - White House

Washington, Nov 12 (UNI/Sputnik) US President Joe Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping will hold their virtual bilateral summit on Monday night, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said.
"In the evening of Monday November 15 in Washington, DC, President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. will meet virtually with President Xi Jinping of the People’s Republic of China (PRC)," Psaki said during a press release on Friday. "Following their September 9 phone call, the two leaders will discuss ways to responsibly manage the competition between the United States and the PRC, as well as ways to work together where our interests align."
Biden will make clear to Xi the United States' intentions and priorities, including its concerns with some of Beijing's actions, Psaki said.
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China adds 654,000 5G base stations in 2021

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China warns away US warship in South China sea

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Japan confirms 46,199 daily Covid-19 cases

20 Jan 2022 | 11:20 PM

Tokyo, Jan 20 (UNI/Xinhua) Japan reported 46,199 daily Covid-19 cases on Thursday, setting a new record for the third day amid the country's "sixth wave" of infections with the rapid spread of the highly transmissible Omicron variant, according to an NHK tally based on data from local governments.

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