[1/2] U.S. President Joe Biden meets with Chinese President Xi Jinping on the sidelines of the G20 leaders' summit in Bali, Indonesia, November 14, 2022.
July 7 (Reuters) - U.S. President Joe Biden told Chinese President Xi Jinping following his meeting with Russia's Vladimir Putin to "be careful" because Beijing relies on Western investment, according to excerpts from an interview with CNN.
"I said: This is not a threat.
"Since Russia went into Ukraine, 600 American corporations have pulled out of Russia.
And you have told me that your economy depends on investment from Europe and the United States.
Putin and Xi held two days of talks in March with warm words of friendship between China and Russia and joint criticism of the West, but no sign of a diplomatic breakthrough over Ukraine.
Asked what Xi's response was, Biden said: "He listened, and he didn't...argue. »