News of the planned meeting also arrives amid US and China updates on their hypersonic missile programs

The White House is reportedly planning a virtual discussion between United States President Joe Biden and China’s leader Xi Jinping.

US officials are hoping that direct communications with Xi will calm rising tensions between Washington and Beijing.

The US is considering holding a video conference call between the leaders, two sources informed Reuters, citing difficulties in navigating both Xi’s hesitancy to travel and China’s vast Covid regulations.... Read More: i24