Biden: China's Xi knows we are not seeking conflict

WASHINGTON, Oct 26 (Reuters) - President Joe Biden, meeting his top military advisers, said on Wednesday that the United States does not seek conflict with China and that Chinese President Xi Jinping knows this.

U.S.President Joe Biden attends a meeting with Defense Department leaders in the State Dining Room at the White House in Washington, U.S. October 26, 2022. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Biden said the United States would continue to lead ona number of issues, from Russia's aggression in Ukraine to climate change to the Indo-Pacific region.

"We do not seek conflict with them," he said of the Chinese.

Reporting by Trevor Hunnicutt and Steve Holland

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