China’s Xi, out of COVID bubble, faces changed world at G-20


              FILE - In this photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, Chinese President Xi Jinping speaks via video link to leaders at the G20 Summit from Beijing, on Oct. 31, 2021. Chinese leader Xi Jinping is leaving his country's COVID bubble and venturing abroad next week for the G-20 meeting of industrial and emerging market nations in Indonesia followed by the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Thailand. The Chinese leader has relied mainly on speeches by video to deliver China's message at the U.N. and other forums since 2020. (Yue Yuewei/Xinhua via AP, File)
            
              FILE - Chinese President Xi Jinping arrives for the welcome and family photo session at G-20 leaders summit in Osaka, Japan, on June 28, 2019. After a lengthy absence from major international gatherings, Chinese leader Xi Jinping is leaving his country's COVID bubble and venturing abroad next week into a dramatically changed world marked by rising confrontation. Xi will attend the G-20 meeting of industrial and emerging market nations in Indonesia followed by the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Thailand. (Kim Kyung-Hoon/Pool Photo via AP, File)
            
              FILE - Chinese President Xi Jinping arrives at the G-20 leaders summit in Osaka, western Japan, on June 28, 2019. After a lengthy absence from major international gatherings, Chinese leader Xi is leaving his country's COVID bubble and venturing abroad next week into a dramatically changed world marked by rising confrontation. Xi will attend the G-20 meeting of industrial and emerging market nations in Indonesia followed by the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Thailand. (Kim Kyung-Hoon/Pool Photo via AP, Pool, File)
China’s Xi, out of COVID bubble, faces changed world at G-20