Biden raised genocide and forced labor with Xi, White House says

U.S. President Joe Biden delivers remarks in the Rose Garden at the White House
U.S. President Joe Biden delivers remarks to staff in the Rose Garden as he returns from COVID-19 isolation to work in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington, U.S. July 27, 2022. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

WASHINGTON, July 28 (Reuters) - U.S. President Joe Biden raised genocide and forced labor issues with Chinese leader Xi Jinping in their phone call earlier on Thursday, White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre told reporters during a briefing.

Reporting by Steve Holland and Alexandra Alper

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