Xi, Biden to speak as possible Pelosi Taiwan visit looms
July 27, 2022
BEIJING (AP) — U.S. President Joe Biden is planning to speak with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping for the first time in four months, with a wide range of bilateral and international issues on the table.
But a potential visit to Taiwan by Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi is looming over the conversation set for Thursday, with China warning of a severe response if she travels to the self-governing island democracy Beijing claims as its own territory.
On Wednesday, China's Foreign Ministry declined to comment on the presidential phone call. However, spokesperson Zhao Lijian reiterated Ch...