More than six months after taking office, US President Joe Biden has yet to meet the leader of the country with which the United States has its most important bilateral relationship - President Xi Jinping of China.
Instead, their senior diplomats have met twice, in Anchorage, Alaska, in March and in the Chinese port city of Tianjin last month.
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