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One of the most highly anticipated diplomatic events of the year took place this week in a mansion outside San Francisco. President Biden and Xi Jinping, China’s top leader, met to repair their countries’ relations, which had sunk to one of their lowest points in decades.

Edward Wong, a diplomatic correspondent for The New York Times, discusses the effort to bring the relationship back from the brink.

On today’s episode

Edward Wong, a diplomatic correspondent for The New York Times.


President Biden and Xi Jinping, China’s top leader, in California. Their meeting came at a tumultuous time in U.S.-China relations.Credit…Doug Mills/The New York Times

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Both American and Chinese accounts of the meeting indicated scant progress on the issues that have pushed the two nations to the edge of conflict.

China’s depiction of Xi Jinping’s U.S. visit reflected his sometimes-contradictory priorities: to project both strength and a willingness to engage with Washington.

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Edward Wong contributed reporting.

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