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State Department Press Conference Beginning Shortly


State Department Spokesperson Ned Price is shortly due to give a press conference.

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  • Price will be asked about the current state of Iran nuclear negotiations following a call between French President Emmanuel Macron and Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi over the weekend.
  • Price is also like to be asked to clarify the Biden administration position on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's (D-CA) planned trip to Taiwan following speculation that the White House may council Pelosi to abandon the trip.
  • News of the trip has led to a tense standoff between Washington and Beijing.
    • Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian: “The Chinese side has repeatedly made clear to the US side our serious concern over Speaker Pelosi’s potential visit to Taiwan and our firm opposition to the visit… We are getting seriously prepared.”

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