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Blinken hopes US, China can manage Taiwan differences ‘in wise way’

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Friday voiced hope of managing differences over Taiwan with China after Beijing’s furious warnings against a potential visit to the island by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

“It would be important as part of our shared responsibility to continue to manage this in a wise way that doesn’t create the prospect for conflict and keeping open lines of communication on this issue,” Blinken told reporters.

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