Biden confirms that US relations with China will begin to “thaw”

USA President , Joe BidenHe said the relations between United State And China It should start melting “very soon” after Washington shot down a Chinese spy balloon earlier this year.

After the G7 summit in Japan, Biden He said relations had deteriorated in the months following his talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the G20 summit on the Indonesian island of Bali in November.

Washington’s decision to shoot down a Chinese airship hovering over the United States in February sparked a diplomatic row between the two superpowers, which have been locked in a dispute for global economic and technological dominance for years.

In addition to shooting down the balloon, the United States canceled a visit to Beijing by its chief of diplomacy, Secretary of State Antony Blinken, which had been heralded as an opportunity to improve bilateral relations.

Biden He had predicted, days before leaving the G7 summit in Japan, that there was a possibility of a conversation with her husband. Chinato which the Chinese Foreign Minister, Chen Gang, added that this is a priority for Beijing.

At a press conference following the G7 summit in the Japanese city of Hiroshima, the US President was asked today about the reasons for the lack of a planned direct line of communication between the United States of America and the United States of America. China.

The answer Biden He was inclusive: “They’re right, we should have an open hotline. At the Bali conference, this is what President Xi and I agreed we would do and meet,” he said.

“And then this stupid balloon that had two cars of spy equipment in it flew over the United States,” he added.

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“It was dropped and everything has changed in terms of dialogue. I think you will notice that the freeze will start very soon,” the AFP reported.

Government Biden I also get angry China By targeting the advanced microchip trade, claiming the risk of using them for military purposes.

president Biden He defended those measures on Sunday, a day after the G7 warning China against their “military activities” in the region.

“China is developing its military, and so I have made it clear that I am not willing to trade certain items with it China“, He said.

“All of our allies have pledged not to do that either, not to provide that kind of material. But it’s not a hostile act, it’s an act that says, ‘We’re going to make sure we do everything we can to maintain the status quo.'”

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