White House: Presidents of the United States and China had a telephone conversation

The White House said that today at 15:33 Moscow time, a telephone conversation began between US President Joe Biden and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping.

“Biden’s telephone conversation with Chinese President Xi Jinping began at 08:33 EST,” a White House spokesman said.

The call comes as tensions escalate between the US and China over Taiwan and a bitter trade dispute between the world’s two largest economies.

No details of the call have yet been released, but White House National Security Council strategic communications coordinator John Kirby said earlier that Biden is expected to confirm in the call that there is no change in American “one China.” politics.

The call also came at a time when US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi plans to visit Taiwan, which is backed by Washington and which Beijing considers part of its territory. China’s Defense Department, in turn, warned of the consequences of this visit. .

Source: RT+TASS

Related Stories

Leave a Reply