Biden to meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday

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Psaki declined to elaborate on specific items on the agenda for the meeting. But a prominent area of tension between the United States and China is Taiwan, particularly after a recent escalations in confrontations between Beijing and the self-governing island. At a CNN-hosted town hall in Baltimore last month, Biden was asked if the U.S. would defend Taiwan if it were attacked by China, and he responded, “Yes, we have a commitment.”