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Xi’s comeback as diplomatic jack-of-all-trades

China’s president is back on the diplomatic stage

Australia’s Anthony Albanese, France’s Emmanuel Macron, Marc Rutte of the Netherlands, then Spain’s Pedro Sánchez, and finally Italy’s Giorgia Meloni. Not to mention US President Joe Biden. It is a small glimpse into Xi Jinping’s schedule of talks at the G20 summit in Bali. It quickly becomes clear: China’s president is back on the diplomatic stage – and with vigor. His goal: to regain diplomatic ground. Cooperation instead of confrontation.

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