Blinken: Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan is just his decision. We ask China not to step up

US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken said on Monday that a possible visit by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to Taiwan would be his decision, but called on China not to escalate tensions. in case of visit.

“If the House Speaker decides to visit Taiwan and China tries to create some sort of crisis or escalate tension, it will all be on Beijing’s shoulders,” Blinken said after the UN nuclear non-proliferation talks.

“We look to them (China) – in case (Pelosi) decides to visit – to take action in responsible way and don’t get involved in no escalation in future”.