Blinken to reschedule China visit once ‘conditions right’: US

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US Secretary of State Antony Blinken will travel to China when “conditions are right,” with Washington confident of maintaining communication with Beijing despite his cancellation of a weekend trip, a US official said Friday.

The official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said that a row over an alleged Chinese spy balloon “would have significantly narrowed the agenda” for Blinken had he gone ahead.

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