‘China’s President Xi Jinping warned Joe Biden ‘those who play with fire will get burned’ during a two-hour call Thursday morning amid rising tensions over Taiwan, according to Chinese state media.
The fifth call between the world leaders since President Biden took office comes amid simmering tensions and a potential impending visit to Taiwan from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
Chinese state media released some excerpts from the call, including Xi telling Biden: ‘Those who play with fire will only get burnt. Hope the U.S. side can see this clearly.’
US Policy On Taiwan “Unchanged”, Biden Tells Xi After “Fire” Warning
: President Joe Biden told his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping on Thursday that US policy is unchanged on Taiwan, despite Beijing’s warning that Washington should not “play with fire” regarding the island’s status.
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