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Pelosi confirms trip to Asia, but makes no mention of Taiwan
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Pelosi confirms trip to Asia, but makes no mention of Taiwan

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi confirmed Sunday she will visit four Asian countries this week but made no mention of a possible stop in Taiwan that has fueled tension with Beijing, which claims the island democracy as its own territory.Pelosi said in a statement she is leading a congressional delegation to Singapore, Malaysia, South Korea and Japan to discuss trade, the COVID-19 pandemic, climate change, security and "democratic governance."Pelosi has yet to confirm news reports that she might visit Taiwan. Chinese President Xi Jinping warned against meddling in Beijing's dealings with the island in a phone call Thursday with President Biden. Beijing sees official American contact with Taiwan as encouragement to make its decades-old de facto indep...
Chinese President Xi Jinping and Joe Biden exchange warnings over Taiwan
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Chinese President Xi Jinping and Joe Biden exchange warnings over Taiwan

Chinese President Xi Jinping and Joe Biden exchange warnings over Taiwan - CBS News Watch CBS News President Joe Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping held a two-hour meeting on Thursday where they covered a variety of topics including mounting tensions over Taiwan. CBS News correspondent Adam Yamaguchi is in Taiwan with local reaction to the ongoing calls. Be the first to know Get browser notifications for breaking news, live events, and exclusive reporting. Not Now Turn On Source link
Biden holds high-stakes call with Chinese president
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Biden holds high-stakes call with Chinese president

Biden holds high-stakes call with Chinese president - CBS News Watch CBS News President Biden held a high-stakes call with Chinese President Xi Jinping amid growing friction over Taiwan, which China claims as its own. Be the first to know Get browser notifications for breaking news, live events, and exclusive reporting. Not Now Turn On Source link
Biden speaks with China’s Xi for over 2 hours amid tensions with Taiwan
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Biden speaks with China’s Xi for over 2 hours amid tensions with Taiwan

Washington — President Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping spoke by phone for 2 hours and 17 minutes on Thursday, their first conversation in roughly four months. The call was part of the administration's efforts "to maintain and deepen lines of communication" between the U.S. and People's Republic of China (PRC) and to "responsibly manage our differences and work together where our interests align," according to a White House statement. President Biden speaks with Chinese President Xi Jinping by phone, July 28, 2022, at the White House. Tweet by President Biden On Taiwan, President Biden told Xi that the U.S. has not changed its policy and "strongly opposes unilateral e...