Chinese president Xi Jinping says the recent U.S. policies towards China have strained bilateral ties,
and that's not in the interest of the people of the two countries or the world.
He made the comment in a phone conversation with his U.S. counterpart Joe Biden on Friday.
Xi Jinping also called for the two countries to bring ties back to the right track,
and to show that more international responsibilities in the face of global challenges.
U.S. president Joe Biden stressed the importance of China-U.S. relations,
and agreed to lead bilateral ties to the right track through more cooperation and negotiations.
Both leaders also agreed to expand cooperation on climate change, COVID-19 pandemic prevention and control, as well as economic recovery.