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Autocracies will run the world: China's Xi Jinping told US President Biden

Biden talked about a phone call he had with Xi Jinping the day he got elected to become the 46th President of USA

US President Joe Biden in Tokyo, Japan ahead of Quad summit. (Photo: Reuters)
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US President Joe Biden in Tokyo, Japan ahead of Quad summit. (Photo: Reuters)

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US President Joe Biden revealed, in a speech to the US Naval Academy's graduating class, that Chinese President Xi Jinping warned him that democracies are on the decline and that “autocracies will run the world”.

Biden talked about a phone call he had with Xi Jinping the day he got elected to become the 46th President of USA. Talking about the phone conversation, the US President said, "We're living through a global struggle between autocracies and democracies.  When he called me to congratulate me on election night, he said to me what he said many times before.  He said 'Democracies cannot

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First Published: May 31 2022 | 1:47 AM IST

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