Chinese Official Warns the U.S. Has to Choose Between “Cooperation or Conflict”

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U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken met with Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday concluding his visit to Beijing. Wang Yi, China’s highest-ranking foreign policy official, said, “It is necessary to make a choice between dialogue and confrontation, cooperation or conflict.” The Chinese official expressed that China has no place for compromise in their stance related to Taiwan.  Wang added, “The United States must truly adhere to the One China principle confirmed in the three joint U.S.-China communiques, respect China’s sovereignty and territorial integrity, and clearly oppose ‘Taiwan independence’.”