China's Premier Li speaks to Biden at G20, urging more talks

Chinese Premier Li Qiang spoke with U.S. President Joe Biden briefly at the Group of 20 (G20) Summit in New Delhi, India, Mao Ning, a spokesperson for the Chinese Foreign Ministry, told the media on Monday.

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According to Mao, Li called for strengthening communication between the two countries during their exchange.

Mao said Li told Biden that China's development is an opportunity for the United States rather than a challenge.

Biden responded that the U.S. hopes to see the Chinese economy continue to grow and his country will not hinder the Chinese economy from growing, the official said.

During Li's attendance at the G20 Summit, he also had brief exchanges with leaders of other countries, Mao said.

(Cover: The logo of the G20 Summit in New Delhi, India, September 7, 2023. /Xinhua)