BeijingChina said on Friday it was canceling several defense meetings and postponing key climate talks with the United States following US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan this week. The State Department expressed its anger over Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan, saying “Beijing will suspend China-US climate change talks” and not go ahead with Nix’s plan for two security meetings with military leaders. Will come.’
China and the United States are the world’s two biggest carbon emitters. They unveiled a surprise climate agreement at the COP26 summit in Glasgow last year.
They pledged to work together to accelerate climate action this decade and hoped to meet regularly to address the climate crisis.
China claims democratic Taiwan as its territory and has warned that it will one day take it by force if necessary. Tensions between China and the US have reached a peak after Pelosi’s visit. The State Department said on Friday it was suspending cooperation with Washington on crackdowns on illegal immigrants, judicial aid and international crime, as well as drugs. China has said before that it would impose any sanctions on Pelosi and his family.