BALI, Indonesia, Nov. 14 (Xinhua) — Chinese President Xi Jinping said Monday in BALI, during a meeting with his American counterpart, Joe Biden, that as leaders of two great countries, they must define the right path for bilateral relations.
From initial contact and establishment of diplomatic relations until today, China and the United States have gone through more than 50 eventful years, with gains and losses as well as experiences and lessons , Xi said.Noting that history is the best textbook, the Chinese president said both sides should take it as a mirror and let it guide the future.Currently, the state of China-US relations is not in the fundamental interests of the two countries and their people, Xi said, adding that it is also not what the international community expects from the two countries.As leaders of two great countries, Xi said, the two presidents should play a leadership role, set the right course for China-US relations and put them on an upward trajectory.A man of State must reflect and know where to direct its country. He also needs to think things through and know how to get along with other countries and the rest of the world, Xi added. said humanity is facing unprecedented challenges.”The world has come to a crossroads. Where do we go from here? It’s a question that’s not just in our minds, but also in the minds of all countries,” Xi said, noting that the world expects China and the United States to handle their relationship properly.Noting that his meeting with Biden caught the world’s attention, Xi said the two sides should work with all countries to bring more hope for world peace, greater confidence in global stability and stronger impetus for common development. Xi said he was ready to have a frank and thorough exchange of views with Biden on matters of importance. strategic in China-US relations and on key global and regional issues, adding that he also looked forward to working with Biden to bring China – Putting US relations back on a path of healthy and stable growth for the benefit of our two countries and the world as a whole.