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White House readout on Biden's call with Chinese President Xi Jinping

March 18, 2022

Readout of President Joseph R. Biden Jr. Call with President Xi Jimping of the

People's Republic of China


President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. spoke today with President Xi Jinping of the People's

Republic of China (PRC). The conversation focused on Russia's unprovoked invasion of

Ukraine. President Biden outlined the views of the United States and our Allies and

partners on this crisis. President Biden detailed our efforts to prevent and then respond to

the invasion, including by imposing costs on Russia. He described the implications and

consequences if China provides material support to Russia as it conducts brutal attacks

against Ukrainian cities and civilians. The President underscored his support for a

diplomatic resolution to the crisis. The two leaders also agreed on the importance of

maintaining open lines of communication, to manage the competition between our two

countries. The President reiterated that U.S. policy on Taiwan has not changed, and

emphasized that the United States continues to oppose any unilateral changes to the status

quo. The two leaders tasked their teams to follow up on today's conversation in the critical

period ahead.

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