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Joe Biden spoke with Xi Jinping and demanded that he not make progress in Taiwan

Joe Biden spoke with Xi Jinping and demanded that he not make progress in Taiwan

US President Joe Biden

President of the United States, Joe Biden said on Tuesday that he had agreed with his Chinese envoy Xi Jinping to respect Taiwan’s relationship law following China’s recent incursion into Taiwan airspace.

“I talked to Shi about Taiwan. We agree that we will abide by the Taiwan Accord. That’s where we are, and I have made it clear that I do not believe he (Xi) should do anything other than comply with the agreement.According to the White House, Biden told the media.

The agreement, ratified in 1979, aims to maintain “peace, security and stability in the West Pacific” through “friendly trade, culture and other relations.”

In this way, the United States is allowed to treat Taiwan like any other foreign country, even though it is not officially recognized., As the American newspaper points out ‘Mountain’.

In this context, the Biden administration announced on Tuesday that National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan will hold a meeting this week with Yang Jiechi, the highest representative of Chinese diplomacy, in Switzerland, where the United States will try to resolve the conflict.

Chinese President Xi Jinping
Chinese President Xi Jinping

Sullivan will continue the telephone conversation between C and Biden in an attempt by the United States to “responsibly” manage the conflict between China and Taiwan.

“We will continue to try to responsibly manage the rivalry between the United States and China. That is what this meeting is about.”, White House Deputy Spokeswoman Karen Jean-Pierre told the media.

Tensions between China and Taiwan

In the last hours The Taiwanese government has condemned the presence of 56 Chinese military aircraft in its airspace, which was recorded after nearly 100 reactions on Monday.

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With this in mind, the Ministry of Defense said that Taiwanese forces had issued a series of radio alerts and activated an anti-aircraft system to monitor these intrusions.

Thus, the President of Taiwan, Tsai Ing-wen warned of “catastrophic consequences” that would lead to the island falling completely into Chinese hands and promising that it would protect the territory and its democracy against the growing occupation of the Asian company.

Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen
Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen

In the same vein, Taiwan ” Premier ‘Su Cheng Chang has warned of a serious violation of “regional peace” and pointed out that Taiwan should always be wary of this type of activity.

For their part, the Chinese government recalled that the United States “must strictly adhere to the one-China policy, adhere to the three Sino-US relations and handle the issues related to Taiwan with caution.”

A spokesman for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs stressed that “the United States needs to stop supporting separatist forces protesting in support of Taiwan’s independence and take concrete steps to maintain peace and stability in the Taiwan Strait.” Overseas, Hua Chunying.

(With Europa Press information)