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In call with Biden, Xi warns against 'playing with fire' over Taiwan

Chinese state media said Xi told Biden that the US should abide by the 'one-China principle' and stressed that China firmly opposed Taiwanese independence and interference of external forces

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Chinese state media said Xi told Biden that the US should abide by the 'one-China principle' and stressed that China firmly opposed Taiwanese independence and interference of external forces

US President Joe Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping held a fifth call as leaders on Thursday, and Xi warned against "playing with fire" over Taiwan, as concerns mounted over a possible visit to Chinese-claimed island by U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
 
Chinese state media said Xi told Biden that the United States should abide by the "one-China principle" and stressed that China firmly opposed Taiwanese independence and interference of external forces.

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First Published: Jul 28 2022 | 10:10 PM IST

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