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China Says Biden Presidency Offers a ‘New Window of Hope’

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A top Chinese official said his country hopes the U.S. has learned its place as the communist nation looks forward to a return of what China’s state-run media calls “normalcy.”

The Xinhua News Agency on Saturday published an interview with Foreign Minister Wang Yi in which Wang expressed his hope for China’s relations with a Joe Biden administration.

Under President Donald Trump, the U.S. has taken a tough approach with the communist giant in trade and other areas.

Wang hopes the new administration will “return to a sensible approach, resume dialogue with China, restore normalcy to the bilateral relations and restart cooperation,” the report said.

“China-U.S. relations have come to a new crossroads, and a new window of hope is opening,” he said.

Wang cited “serious misconceptions” among U.S. leaders that have led to “unprecedented difficulties,” according to Xinhua.

“Some see China as the so-called biggest threat and their China policy based on this misperception is simply wrong,” the report said.

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