Blinken calls on China not to 'escalate tensions' if Pelosi visits Taiwan

STORY: "If the speaker does decide to visit and China tries to create some kind of crisis or otherwise escalate tensions, that would be entirely on Beijing," Blinken said after nuclear nonproliferation talks at the United Nations.

"We are looking for them (China) – in the event she decides to visit – to act responsibly and not to engage in any escalation going forward."

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