Updated: Nov 15, 2021 22:25 IST
Taipei [Taiwan]Nov. 15 (ANI): Ahead of President Joe Biden’s meeting with Xi Jinping, Taiwan said it understands the meeting is about controlling competition between the US and China.
The comments came Monday from representatives of Taiwan to the United States Hsiao Bi-khim, the Taipei Times reported.
Taiwan understands that the meeting is about managing competition, Hsiao said, adding that there are multiple layers of competition between the US and China, the US would strive to ensure it does not escalate into conflict and promote peace and stability. affect in Taiwan.
Taiwan’s safety and security is an important and critical issue for the US and other stakeholders in the region, she said by the Taipei Times.
Her comments came as the presidents of both countries were scheduled to meet Monday (local time).
Hsiao also said Taiwan has confidence in the US and close communication between the two sides.
The developments came as Beijing claimed sovereignty over the democratic island and increased the number of military incursions into Taiwan.
Taiwan is a democracy of nearly 24 million people, located off the southeast coast of mainland China.
Despite China having been ruled separately for more than seven decades, China has threatened that “Taiwan’s independence” means war. (ANI)