Blinken and Chinese Foreign Minister have 'direct and honest exchange' on Taiwan

Blinken and Chinese Foreign Minister have 'direct and honest exchange' on Taiwan

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi “had a direct and honest exchange on matters related to Taiwan” Friday, a US senior administration official said. The two diplomats met for nearly 90 minutes in New York, and their conversation primarily focused on Taiwan, the official said. The meeting was held amid a period of heightened tensions between Washington and Beijing and capped a busy week of diplomacy for Blinken at the UN General Assembly, where …