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Biden: U.S. is opposed to changing status quo in the Taiwan Strait


According to the White House, US President Joe Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping discussed important regional and global issues during their discussions.

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"The President reiterated America's steadfast dedication to defending its friends in the Indo-Pacific area," the statement reads. "He emphasized the United States' steadfast commitment to the full denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula, freedom of navigation and flight, respect for international law, and the maintenance of peace and stability in the South and East China Seas."

Biden additionally "emphasized that U.S. policy on the 'one-China' issue has not changed and has been consistent across decades and administrations."

While doing so, Biden "reiterated that the United States opposes any unilateral change to the status quo by either side, and that we look forward to resolving differences on both sides of the Taiwan Strait through peaceful means."

The President "called for restraint in the PRC's use of military activity in and around the Taiwan Strait."

source: wsj.com