China ends working with US on multiple issues; Sanctions Pelosi

SpaceWar.com reports: “China on Friday said it was cancelling several defence meetings and suspending key climate talks with the United States after a visit by US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to Taiwan this week.

Beijing will ‘suspend the China-US climate change talks’ and nix plans for a call between military leaders as well as two security meetings, the foreign ministry said, citing Pelosi’s ‘disregard of China’s strong opposition and stern representations’ on the Taiwan visit.

China and the United States — the world’s two largest carbon emitters — unveiled a surprise climate pact at the COP26 summit in Glasgow last year.

They pledged to work together to accelerate climate action this decade, and vowed to meet regularly to ‘address the climate crisis’.

China views self-ruled, democratic Taiwan as part of its territory and has vowed to one day take it, by force if necessary…”

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