Will Biden ease the sky-high tension between the U.S. and China?

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But voicing opposition to China’s policies isn’t unique to Republicans. WHO team in China probing COVID-19’s origins


“I think it will be unfair if, for example, the interest in conducting the investigation [into the origin of COVID-19] is based on the premise that China created the virus or the virus only originated in China or in Wuhan,” said Gao. Leading Democrats, too, have slammed Beijing in recent months for its policies in Hong Kong, and its treatment of Muslim minorities, among other things.”The Chinese people are not enemies of the American people,” insisted Gao, and he had suggestions for some topics on which agreements might quickly be sought to shore up confidence between the two nations.”China and the United States need to talk with each other right away to reopen the Consulate General in Houston and the American Consulate General in Chengdu,” he said, referring to diplomatic posts that were shuttered as relations plummeted last year. By Ramy Inocencio

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Expert on U.S.-China relations under Biden

Expert on U.S.-China relations under Biden


Beijing — When it comes to U.S.-China relations, the Biden administration has inherited a relationship under enormous strain. leader.  “President Xi Jinping has met with Joe Biden many times before,” said Gao. China’s borders are currently sealed off to nearly all non-citizens because of the coronavirus. Will Biden ease the sky-high tension between the U.S. According to Victor Gao, Director of the China National Association of International Studies in Beijing, President Biden’s move into the White House, “creates a very rare and important opportunity for both China and the United States to reengage with each other on the basis of decency and mutual respect.” China back in emergency mode as COVID surgesMr. For example, climate change. Not least because Beijing is pushing the theory, without any apparent scientific basis, that COVID-19 originated elsewhere in the world. First published on January 21, 2021 / 11:52 AM “We know now that many countries, including, for example, Spain, Italy, France, Japan, et cetera, in scientific journals, reported the discovery of the virus prior to the breakout.”On the campaign trail, Mr. “The real litmus test should be whether being tough against China is in the fundamental interest of the American people,” he said. But he has not served the fundamental interests of the American people.”

What is Biden’s China strategy? So, what are the next steps that both sides should be looking to make? For example, cooperating closely with the WHO in the middle of this pandemic.”

Cooperation on the coronavirus crisis, however, may be difficult. “On the basis of these simple approaches, we can move onto other things. Biden himself says the epidemic will get worse before it gets better, so Xi may be forgiven for wanting to wait it out. The two powers have clashed over issues ranging from trade, the status of Taiwan and the origins of COVID-19. Biden has faced criticism in the U.S. “I think they can get along.”

Chinese President Xi Jinping, second right, and his wife Peng Liyuan, first right, are welcomed by then-Vice President Joe Biden and his wife to Andrews Air Force Base in Washington D.C., September 24, 2015. 

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One big question now is when the two men’s next face-to-face meeting might take place. and China? “We can see for sure Trump, for his four years, has been very tough on China. But Gao doesn’t believe that critique will hamper the new U.S. Biden called President Xi Jinping a thug. for being liked, even loved by China, especially in comparison to his predecessor who took a hard line on Beijing. It was two-and-a-half months before President Trump met Xi, and four-and-a-half for President Obama.