#USChinaTies

.Cornwall, UK
President Joe Biden speaks during a news conference after attending the G-7 summit, Sunday, June 13, 2021, at Cornwall Airport in Newquay, England. (AP/PTI Photo)

  • "Where we cooperate, we will cooperate," Joe Biden said
  • "Where we disagree, I'm going to state it frankly and we are going to respond to actions that are inconsistent": Biden
  • He said he told Chinese Premier Xi Jinping, "We are not looking for conflict"

.Cornwall, UK
A top Chinese diplomat on Friday condemned the US's "small circle" diplomacy in a phone call with Secretary of State Antony Blinken as G7 leaders met for their first in-person summit in nearly two years. (AFP File Photo)

  • "Genuine multilateralism is not pseudo-multilateralism based on the interests of small circles": China told US
  • The call came as the leaders of the G7 group met Friday in Cornwall, England
  • The US administration of Joe Biden has maintained a firm line against Chin

.Beijing, China
Chinese President Xi Jinping shakes hands with US President Joe Biden as they pose for photos at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. (AP/PTI Photo)

  • The remarks came after Biden's first address to Congress, in which he placed a renewed focus on diplomacy
  • President Biden also said the US would stand up to unfair trade practices
  • China lashed out a day later at the US for "violating the market principle of fair competition"

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
The Sino-US rivalry has gained momentum after Joe Biden’s appointment as the US President. (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • President Xi Jingping believes that China’s time has come and it can now look at the world as USA’s equal 
  • The USA, Canada, UK and the EU have announced coordinated sanctions on China for alleged human rights violations of Uighur Muslims
  • China was taken aback as it had started believing that the EU would follow an approach independent of the USA

A trade accord was signed between US and China in January, 2020 after a financial tug-of-war between the two countries. (Photo credit: AP/PTI)

  • Tai, in her interview, highlighted that the economic stance was hitting business in the country
  • However, she notted that it was required in order to protect economic interests inside the country
  • Earlier, she had discussion with Japanese ministers about China's trade practices

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Protesters from the Uyghur community living in Turkey step on a China's flag during a protest. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • At least one million Uyghurs have been held in camps in China's Xinjiang, according to rights group
  • The authorities are also accused of forcibly sterilising women and imposing forced labor
  • China has announced sanctions against two Americans, a Canadian and a rights advocacy body

.Beijing, China
The European Union, Britain, Canada and the United States sanctioned several members of Xinjiang's political and economic hierarchy this week. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • Sanctions were issued against two Americans, one Canadian and a rights advocacy body
  • It is in response to last week sanctions by both nations over Beijing's treatment of Uyghurs
  • At least one million Uyghurs held in camps in northwestern Xinjiang

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Joe Biden took over the oval office in January amid a deadly pandemic and political unrest.(Photo credit: PTI)

  • US President Joe Biden will hold the first official press conference on Thursday
  • The conference is expected to address issues ranging from gun control, China and vaccination
  • Biden is expected to receive some challenging questions on killer remark on Putin

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
The US and Chinese delegations met in Anchorage, Alaska on March 18-19. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • The meeting in Alaska marked the first high-level talks between the US and China since President Joe Biden assumed office
  • US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said the US side would “discuss its deep concerns about actions by China”
  • China's foreign policy official Yang Jiechi accused the US of using its military might and financial supremacy to suppress other countries

.Beijing, China
Elon Musk made the comments while talking to a prominent Chinese panel during a high-level virtual business discussion. (Photo Credit: Flickr)

  • Musk said that his company would shut down if the cars were used for spying purposes in China or anywhere else
  • China reportedly banned Tesla cars from entering its military complexes over espionage concerns
  • This marks his first comment on the reported ban