Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian told reporters on Monday that the relations between China and the United States are at a critical point.
Zhao said the people of the two countries and the international community hope that the meeting will achieve results that are beneficial to both countries and the world.
He indicated and Xi and Biden will frankly, deeply and fully exchange their views on strategic issues that concern their countries' future as well as important issues of mutual interest.
He said China hopes that the United States can be accommodating to China, strengthen dialogue and cooperation, effectively manage differences and properly handle sensitive issues.
Zhao added that Beijing hopes that the two countries will stick to the path of mutual respect and peaceful engagement as world powers.