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No clear breakthroughs at virtual Xi-Biden summit

But it signals efforts to stabilise ties when both leaders lay out positions candidly: Experts

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Yesterday's virtual summit between Chinese President Xi Jinping and his United States counterpart Joe Biden ended without any clear breakthroughs.

Official statements showed no concrete deliverables. Neither was a dramatic reset in the bilateral relationship imminent.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 17, 2021, with the headline No clear breakthroughs at virtual Xi-Biden summit. Subscribe