Xi Jinping will not attend the G20 summit in Italy.

The announcement indicates that The first meeting in person at a summit between President Xi Jinping and President Joe Biden are scheduled to attend the G20 summit. in Rome from this Saturday It won’t happen amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

At the beginning of this Oct. The United States has reached an agreement with China that The leaders of the two nations will hold an online meeting by the end of the year. While the likelihood of easing tensions between China and the United States is very low. Because the two have conflicts on many issues. including the case of Taiwan

President Xi and Biden have met twice by phone. After President Biden took office last January.

President Biden said last week that U.S. ready to defend Taiwan if China escalates attacks on Taiwan This made the relationship between the two superpowers even more fragile.