On September 10, Minister Xu Xueyuan met with Chairwoman of the Sister Cities International and her team at the Embassy. Minister Xu briefed them on the phone call between President Xi Jinping and U.S. President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. on September 10. She said, we hope the Sister Cities International will exert its own influence to further strengthen the exchanges and cooperation between sister cities of the two countries and inject momentum to help China-U.S. relations back on track. Chairwoman Lopez said, Sister Cities International is deeply heartened by the positive message released by the phone call between the two Presidents. We would like to expand cooperation with China at the subnational and sister cities level.