U.S., China agree to ease visa restrictions for journalists

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The United States and China have agreed to ease visa restrictions on journalists from each country after they were tightened last year amid deteriorating bilateral relations, a U.S. State Department spokesperson said Tuesday. The announcement came a day after U.S. President Joe Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping met virtually for their first summit talks as leaders of their respective countries. According to a Biden administration official, the visa issue was not discussed between them. Last year, the two countries took tit-for-tat measures to restrict the media sector, with China expellin...

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