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Not Seeking "Confrontation" With China, Says Biden

Not Seeking "Confrontation" With China, Says Biden

Joe Biden called Chinese leader Xi Jinping an autocrat who "doesn't have a democratic -- with a small 'd' -- bone in his body."
US President Joe Biden said he was not seeking a "confrontation" with China, but that there would be intense competition between the rival superpowers.

He called Chinese leader Xi Jinping an autocrat who "doesn't have a democratic -- with a small 'd' -- bone in his body."

However, Biden said, "I told him in person on several occasions we're not looking for confrontation, though we know that there will be steep, steep competition."
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