ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE (Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden might discuss along with his Chinese language counterpart Xi Jinping within the coming weeks, nationwide safety adviser Jake Sullivan stated aboard Air Drive One on Thursday.
“I would not be shocked if, within the coming weeks, President Biden and President Xi converse once more,” he stated.
Sullivan spoke on Wednesday with Yang Jiechi, a key overseas coverage adviser to Xi, and stated he was “direct with him about our issues about North Korea’s nuclear and missile actions and our view that this isn’t in China’s pursuits.”
“It’s not in America’s pursuits, and that China ought to ponder taking no matter steps it could to scale back the potential of a provocative North Korean act, … we had a very good forwards and backwards on that topic,” he stated, including that Taiwan and different points have been additionally mentioned.
Biden lands in South Korea on Friday night, the place he meets new President Yoon Suk-yeol with North Korea on the high of the agenda.
North Korean chief Kim Jong Un deserted a freeze on intercontinental ballistic missile testing and seems poised to renew testing of nuclear bombs, maybe whereas Biden is within the area.