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Takeaways from Biden's long-awaited meeting with Xi

Takeaways from Biden's long-awaited meeting with Xi

President Joe Biden met with Chinese President Xi Jinping for hours on Wednesday in a widely anticipated encounter intended to recalibrate tensions between the two countries

WASHINGTON (AP) — It was a meeting a year in the making.  

President Joe Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping sat down together on Wednesday just outside of San Francisco, where Asian leaders gathered for an annual summit. It was almost exactly one year since their last encounter in Bali, Indonesia, on the sidelines of another global gathering.  

There's no word on whether Chinese pandas will return to Washington's zoo. But Biden said the meeting included “some of the most constructive and productive discussions we’ve had." Here's a look at how the day panned out.  

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