Xi sends message of sympathy to Biden over COVID-19 infection

In this file photo taken on July 15, 2022, US President Joe Biden coughs as he speaks to the traveling press after taking part in a working session with Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman at the Al Salam Royal Palace in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. (MANDEL NGAN / AFP)

BEIJING – Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday sent a message of sympathy to US President Joe Biden over the latter's COVID-19 infection.

In his message, Xi said that upon learning of Biden's infection with the coronavirus, he would like to extend his sincere sympathy to the US president and wish him a speedy recovery.

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