US, China top diplomats to meet on high tensions on Taiwan

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has reiterated anger over US support for Taiwan, which China considers part of its territory. – EPA pic, September 23, 2022.

THE top US and Chinese diplomats meet today in New York as soaring tensions show signs of easing, but Beijing issued a new warning against support for Taiwan.

Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi are set to meet on the sidelines of the annual United Nations summit, their first encounter since extensive talks in July in Bali where both sides appeared optimistic for more stability.

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