Daily Memo: Biden and Xi Talk, Nord Stream 2 Completed

The two leaders hadn't spoken since February.

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Biden-Xi call. U.S. President Joe Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping held their first phone call since February. Biden’s aims were reportedly pretty modest: to get Chinese officials to stop stonewalling their U.S. counterparts. China has many reasons to be pessimistic about the direction of relations with the United States. But the two powers still […]

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