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Biden in Asia Moves to Bolster the U.S. Against China

U.S. President Joe Biden arrived in Bali, Indonesia on Sunday, November 13, 2022 where he will attend the G20 Summit and hold a sideline meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping. SAUL LOEB / AFP

U.S. President Joe Biden landed on the Indonesian island of Bali late Sunday night ahead of the G20 leaders’ summit, where he is also expected to meet with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping. Monday’s meeting between the two leaders will be the first time they have met in person since President Biden assumed office.

Prior to leaving for Indonesia, President Biden spent the weekend in the Cambodian capital Phnom Penh to attend a summit of the 10-nation Association for Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and to lead a separate U.S.-ASEAN dialogue.

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