At their first virtual online summit, China’s leader Xi Jinping and US President Joe Biden struck conciliatory tones. Biden declared that China and the US should cooperate, especially on important global issues like climate change. As the largest economies and permanent members of the World Security Council, both countries take active steps to move China-US relations forward in a positive direction, Xi said, according to state news agency Xinhua. In the course of the conversation, China’s leader even referred to Biden as “Lao Pengyou”, an “old friend”.
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