Chinese President Xi Jinping has warned his United States Counterpart Joe Biden Against Playing with Fire Over Taiwan as the pair held their fifth call as leaders at the time of simmering economy geopolitical tensions.
Chinese state media reports that Xi told Biden that the United States should abide by the one China principle and stressed that china firmly opposed taiwanese independence and interference by external force.
Those who plays with fire will only get burnt, Xi was quoted as telling Biden, we hope the US side can see this clearly.
The white house said in a statement that Biden told Xi that US Policy had not changed and Washington strongly opposes unilateral efforts to change the status quo or undermine peace and stability across the Taiwan straits the body of a water separating the island from mainland china.
Following the call foreign ministry said it thanks Biden for his support and would continue to deepens it’s security partnership with the United States.
The Biden and Xi call which lasted for more than two hours came as the us presidents tries to find new ways to work with China Amid growing global competition and tension between the two nations over human rights, global health and economy policy among others issues.
Most recently, Beijing has issued escalating warning over a potential visit to Taiwan by US house Speaker Nancy Pelosi saying it would view such a trip as a provocation the self governing island receives informal defensive support from the US but Beijing consider Taiwan part of it territory and has not ruled out the use of force to achieved it Goals.