US President Joe Biden has said that his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping once told him that he was strengthening Quad against China. China, 

which has territorial disputes with many countries in the strategic Indo-Pacific region, and has been vehemently opposing the Quad alliance since its formation.

Biden, during a Democratic Party fundraiser event in Seattle on Friday, said that he had indicated to Xi that “I was going to pull together the Quad

“The point being that one of the things that the autocrats fear the most — and India has its own problems; all those countries have their own problems 

the Philippines,” he said. In February, China termed the Quad alliance as a “tool” to contain China’s rise and to maintain American