Biden-Xi call to take place Thursday morning
President Biden is speaking with Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday morning amid tensions between the two world powers.
The call – the fifth between Biden and Xi since Biden took office – began at 8:33 a.m. ET, the White House said.
The White House promised to provide a readout of the call afterward.
Chinese government officials have recently demanded House Speaker Nancy Pelosi cancel a planned trip to Taiwan, saying it is a betrayal of Chinese-U.S. foreign policy agreements.
The Chinese Communist Party has threatened to respond if Pelosi visits the island, which mainland China...