U.S. President Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping held a phone call on Friday (18th). According to Chinese media reports, Xi Jinping emphasized in the call that “state relations cannot go to the stage of confrontation, conflict and confrontation are not in anyone’s interest.” Denze expressed support for Russia’s consequences to Xi, and the call between the two sides ended in less than 2 hours.
According to Chinese state media, Xi Jinping said during the call that the Ukraine crisis was the last thing he wanted to see, and that state-to-state relations could not go so far as to fight against each other, and that conflict and confrontation were not in anyone’s interest.
In addition, Xi Jinping also mentioned that as a permanent member of the UN Security Council and the world’s two largest economies, we must not only lead the development of China-US relations on the right track, but also shoulder our due international responsibilities and contribute to the peace and tranquility of the world. make an effort.
According to a statement issued by the White House, this time Biden and Xi focused on Russia’s unprovoked invasion of Ukraine. In his talk, Biden detailed his response and efforts to prevent a Russian invasion, including making Russia pay the price.
The statement mentioned that Biden described to Xi the consequences if China provided material support to Russia, and emphasized support for a diplomatic solution to the crisis. Both sides also agreed that maintaining open channels of communication is important for managing competition between the two countries.
In addition, Biden also talked about the U.S. policy toward Taiwan. He said that the policy toward Taiwan has not changed, emphasizing that the U.S. opposes unilateral changes to the status quo.
Earlier, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said President Biden would make it clear that Beijing would pay the price if China supported any Russian invasion of Ukraine.