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The first US-China meeting under Biden gets off to a difficult start

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken (2nd R), joined by National Security Assistant Jake Sullivan (R), is Yang Jiechi (2nd L), Secretary-General of the Central Foreign Affairs Commission, and a foreigner from China. Speaking face-to-face with Wang Yi (L) Minister at the opening ceremony of the US-China talks at the Captain Cook Hotel in Antony, Alaska, on March 18, 2021.

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Beijing — According to NBC News, the first high-level gathering of US and Chinese officials under President Joe Biden began with an exchange of insults at a pre-meeting press conference on Thursday.

Expectations for a meeting in Alaska with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, and Chinese Communist Party Central Foreign Affairs Commission Yang Jiechi were already low.

The two-day talks will end on Friday.

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The first US-China meeting under Biden gets off to a difficult start

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