Biden to address rising U.S.-China tensions in an upcoming call with Chinese president: White House
President Biden is expected to address the growing tensions between the U.S. and China in his upcoming call with Chinese President Xi Jinping, the White House said on Wednesday.
National Security Counsel spokesman John Kirby told reporters that “obviously there’s friction and tension” that he expects the president will address, as well as areas where the U.S. can cooperate with China.
The discussion will likely touch upon tensions over Taiwan and the greater Indo-Pacific region, and the U.S.-China economic relationship.
“All of that, I would expect the president to bring...