John Kirby, White House national security spokesman, noted that the United States welcomes the opportunity for China to support Israel and provide humanitarian aid to the region.
Joe Biden and Xi Jinping will meet on Wednesday at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit in San Francisco. The meeting is also important because it has been nearly a year since the leaders of the world’s two superpowers last met, and this will be only their second in-person meeting since Joe Biden’s inauguration in January 2021.
It has previously been revealed that potential risks related to artificial intelligence technology will be a priority in the joint meeting between Joe Biden and Xi Jinping. The two superpowers have previously expressed concern about the unregulated use of artificial intelligence in warfare. After the summit, it is expected that a pledge will be made to ban the military use of artificial intelligence in the case of the use of autonomous weapons systems and dealing with nuclear weapons.
And on Sunday, we reported that according to Bloomberg, National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan stated that Joe Biden will also call for a resumption of military contacts.
China cut off military contacts between the two countries last year in protest against Nancy Pelosi’s official visit to Taiwan. The process of restoring relations is complicated by the replacement of Chinese Defense Minister Li Changfu last month, so it is not yet known with whom US Secretary Lloyd Austin should negotiate.
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