The call between the leaders comes in the backdrop of concerns over Pelosi visiting Taiwan. Xi reportedly told Biden that China was strongly opposed to Taiwan's independence as well as any outside interference.
Chinese President Xi Jinping was in Hong Kong to celebrate 25 years of the former British colony's handover to Beijing amid heightened security and a clampdown on pro-democracy protests.
During a nearly two-hour call, the US president called on his Chinese counterpart to rule out military and economic support to Moscow, to ensure Western sanctions are effective.
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16 Dec 2021
The autocratic leaders of Russia and China railed against Western meddling and praised cooperation between their countries. The two will meet in person at the Beijing Winter Olympics in February.
10 Nov 2021
Top Communist Party officials meeting in Beijing are likely to issue a resolution putting the Chinese president on an equal footing with Mao Zedong. The way seems clear for Xi Jinping to claim a third term.
4 Nov 2021
India's Narendra Modi has spoken in Glasgow on Monday and Japan's new Prime Minister Fumio Kishida was en route. But President Xi Jinping of China, the world's biggest emitter of greenhouse gases, skipped attendance.
13 Oct 2021
China's President Xi Jinping says that the "reunification" with Taiwan "will be fulfilled", days after Chinese warplanes made record incursions into the air defence zone of the democratically ruled island. Self-governed Taiwan, which has never formally declared independence, lives under the constant threat of invasion by China, which views the island as its territory and has vowed to one day seize it, by force if necessary.
25 Jul 2021
The Chinese president visited the city that served as the Dalai Lama's home before the spiritual leader was sent into exile in 1959.
13 Feb 2021
US President Joe Biden and his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, discussed issues including trade and human rights. Xi warned against a potential confrontation between the US and China.