Chinese president signs order to buy more weapons and military equipment
Four Chinese military aircraft, two fighter jets and two bombers, flew into the southwestern part of Taiwan's air defense identification zone ADIZ Saturday, the six consecutive day such incursion happened
Taiwan Ministry of Defense:4 PLA aircraft (J-11, H-6*2 and J-16) entered #Taiwan's southwest ADIZ on March 19, 2022
Biden's call with Xi has not eased US concerns China may be willing to provide military or financial support to Russia. "We have that concern," said Jen Psaki. "The President detailed what the implications & consequences would be if China provides material support
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President Xi Jinping had a video call with US President Joe Biden on March 18, and they had a candid and in-depth exchange of views on ChinaUS relations, the situation in Ukraine, and other issues of mutual interest
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White House says President Biden in call with President Xi Jinping "described the implications and consequences if China provides material support to Russia as it conducts brutal attacks against Ukrainian cities and civilians"
Xi Jinping told Biden that the Taiwan issue needs proper handling so as not to affect Beijing's relations with Washington
Biden-Xi call has ended after 110 minutes
The Chinese president stresses during a phone call with Biden that conflicts and confrontations are not in anyone's interest
White House confirms that President Biden's secure video call with President Xi Jinping of the People's Republic of China convened at 9:03 AM EDT
Taiwan Ministry of Defense:3 PLA aircraft (J-11*2 and Z-9 ASW) entered #Taiwan's southwest ADIZ on March 18, 2022
China sailed its aircraft carrier Shandong through the sensitive Taiwan Strait on Friday, shadowed by a U.S. destroyer, a source with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters, just hours before the Chinese and U.S. presidents were due to talk
A Chinese foreign ministry official met with Russia's ambassador to China on March 17 to exchange views on bilateral relations, the Chinese foreign ministry said in a statement on Friday
An ambassador tells AFP that Moscow canceled the vote on its "humanitarian" resolution after it failed to secure co-sponsorship of the draft text from China and India
White House cites 'high concern' that China may provide Russia with weapons
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Australian, Japanese and US ships joined up for maneuvers in the South China Sea 15 March. Australian frigate ARUNTA 151, Japanese destroyer YUDACHI D103 & USS MOMSEN DDG92 with a USN P-8A of VP26 were shadowed by a Chinese Type 054A frigate
Taiwan Ministry of Defense:1 PLA J-16 entered #Taiwan's southwest ADIZ on March 17, 2022, the flight path as illustrated. #ROCAF tasked CAP aircraft and deployed air defense missile system to monitor the activity. No matter what happened, we keep #guarding our country day and night
Earthquake of magnitude 5.1 - 98 km S of Laojunmiao, China
Five people charged with acting as Chinese government agents to spy on, harass U.S. residents critical of Beijing
China stocks are roaring today because Vice Premier Liu He said the country is not going to do these mass quarantine/lockdown policies for Covid anymore.
Taiwan Ministry of Defense:1 PLA Y-8 ELINT entered #Taiwan's southwest ADIZ on March 16, 2022
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When asked to comment on SaudiArabia considers accepting Yuan Instead of Dollars for Chinese oil sales, @StateDeptSpox said "We don't have a specific reaction to that.what we are not asking countries to do is to choose b/t the US and China. we seek to give them choices"
Russia fired an official who said last week that China had refused to supply Russian airlines with aircraft parts in the wake of Western sanctions
Taiwan Ministry of Defense:3 PLA aircraft (KA-28 ASW and J-10*2) entered #Taiwan's southwest ADIZ on March 15, 2022
Foreign Minister Wang Yi warns China does not want to be impacted by economic sanctions on Russia, state media says, as pressure grows on Beijing to withdraw support from Moscow. "China is not a party to the crisis, still less wants to be affected by the sanctions"
US told allies that Russia requested 5 types of military gear from China, including Surface To Air Missiles. Also drones, armored vehicles, logistics vehicles & intelligence-related equipment. US did not provide underlying intelligence in cables to allies
NSA Sullivan met Chinese officials today and raised concerns abt "PRC support to Russia in the wake of the invasion and implications that any such support would have" for US-China relations and China's relations with the world, per @StateDeptSpox. Doesn't say if support has been shared
"We will not allow any country to compensate Russia for its losses," says @StateDeptSpox, referring to China
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China has tremendous leverage with Russia and could help bring an end to the "senseless violence" in Ukraine, says @StateDeptSpox
Financial Times, citing sources: Washington has informed its allies that China has expressed its willingness to provide military assistance to Russia in Ukraine.