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Biden will warn Beijing about possible expansion of the US presence in the Asia-Pacific region

US President Joseph Biden

US President Joseph Biden

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US President Joe Biden, in a conversation with Chinese President Xi Jinping, plans to warn that Washington will be forced to significantly expand its presence in the Asia-Pacific region (APR) in the event of an aggravation of the situation around the DPRK. Jake Sullivan, assistant to the American leader for national security, spoke about this.

Biden is going to point out to Xi Jinping that, in his opinion, the DPRK poses a threat not only to the United States, South Korea and Japan, but also to stability in the entire region. In the event that the DPRK “continues this path”, an expansion of the American military presence in the Asia-Pacific region will follow, informs TASS.

The US presidential aide also said that China should have its own interest in curbing the “worst aspirations” from North Korea.

program Biden at the G20 confirmed at the end of October. As part of the summit, the American president is scheduled to discuss key global issues, including climate change and the consequences of the Russian special military operation in Ukraine.

On November 11, it also became known that Biden would meet at the summit with Chinese President Xi Jinping. This will be their first face-to-face meeting since Biden took office.

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