China's foreign ministry hails outcome of Xi-Biden summit

China's foreign ministry is hailing the outcome of President Xi Jinping's latest summit with US President Joe Biden.

The two leaders met on Wednesday near San Francisco.

Speaking to reporters on Thursday, ministry spokesperson Mao Ning described the talks as comprehensive and constructive, with strategic significance and far-reaching influence.

She said Xi and Biden found consensus on more than 20 points of discussion in fields such as politics, diplomacy, militaries and security, and cultural exchanges.

Mao stressed that the two superpowers must take the path of dialogue and cooperation, adding that the summit should represent a new starting point for stabilizing bilateral relations.