US President Joe Biden on Tuesday dispatched an unofficial delegation to Taiwan as an “important signal” about the US commitment to Taipei and its democracy amid rising tensions with China, according to a report published in CNN.
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According to a transcript provided by the US Department of State, the top US diplomat further said, “And when it comes to China, we have to be able to deal with China on areas where those interests are implicated and require working with China even as we stand resolutely against egregious violations of human rights …
China’s failure to provide access to global health experts made the Covid-19 pandemic worse than it had to be, US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken said on Sunday, and it was important to “get to the bottom” of the origin of the novel coronavirus.
China accused the US of causing humanitarian disasters through foreign military interventions in a report Friday that was the latest broadside by Beijing amid increasingly contentious relations with the Biden administration.
China believes the United States is colluding with Taiwan to challenge Beijing and giving support to those who want the island to declare formal independence.
US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry said the United States was hopeful it could work with China to tackle climate change, despite longstanding disagreements that have affected the bilateral relationship.
NASA has become the latest foreign organization to upset China by referring to Taiwan as a country, the latest in a string of quarrels the Asian nation has waded into over wording it deems politically sensitive.
Addressing his first formal news conference in the White House on Thursday, Biden referred to his recent meeting with leaders of the Quad countries involving India, Australia and Japan and said that soon he is going to invite an alliance of democracies to come to Washington DC to “discuss the future”.
Biden said he had spent “hours upon hours” with Xi Jinping when he served as vice president, and was convinced the Chinese president believed autocracy – not democracy – held the key to the future. Biden, speaking to reporters at the White House, said he had made it clear to Xi that the United States …
The two sides finished the meetings after an opening session in which they attacked each other in an unusually public way. The US accused the Chinese delegation of “grandstanding” and Beijing fired back, saying there was a “strong smell of gunpowder and drama” that was entirely the fault of the Americans.
China said Friday a “strong smell of gunpowder and drama” resulted from talks with top American diplomats in Alaska, continuing the contentious tone of the first face-to-face meetings under the Biden administration.
President Joe Biden may be continuing his predecessor’s hardline stance against China’s growing technological dominance. The companies include Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei, along with ZTE, Hytera Communications, Hangzhou Hikvision Digital Technology and Dahua Technology.
“This is all about alliances and partnerships,” he told reporters on the trip that is to include meetings with key allies in Tokyo, New Delhi and Seoul.
US President Joe Biden will meet on Friday with the leaders of Australia, India and Japan, a group central to his efforts to counter China’s growing military and economic power. The White House said the virtual meeting of the countries known as the Quad would show the importance Biden placed on the Indo-Pacific region and …
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“China is the only country with the economic, diplomatic, military and technological power to seriously challenge the stable and open international system — all the rules, values and relationships that make the world work the way we want it to,” secretary of state Antony Blinken said.
US Vice President Kamala Harris spoke to Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Tuesday and discussed cooperation on global and regional challenges, including those posed by climate change, China and Myanmar. The White House statement said that both the leaders reaffirmed the strength of the US-Australia alliance.
President Joe Biden took office promising to move quickly to restore and repair America’s relations with the rest of the world, but one major nation has yet to see any US effort to improve ties: China.
President Joe Biden will use “all available tools” to take on abusive trade practices by China, the US Trade Representative’s office pledged on Monday. In addition, Biden’s trade team will seek to repair relations with allies, and defend US workers, according to the 2021 President’s Trade Agenda submitted to Congress.