A senior White House official has denounced the Chinese government's announcement of countermeasures, including the suspension of military talks with the United States, in response to U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taiwan. did.

In response to US House Speaker Pelosi's visit to Taiwan, China is conducting large-scale military exercises in a total of six sea and air areas surrounding Taiwan, creating a tense situation around Taiwan. continues.

In addition, China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced on the 5th that it will suspend military talks with the United States, including dialogue between the U.S. and Chinese militaries, impose sanctions on Chairman Pelosi and his family, and temporarily suspend talks on climate change issues. announced eight countermeasures.

In response, Kirby, White House Strategic Communications Coordinator, emphasized on the 5th that military talks are important when China is taking provocative military actions, and China has released a series of statements. He called the countermeasures "totally irresponsible."

On the other hand, regarding the dialogue between the military, he indicated that the United States would continue dialogue with China so as not to cause unforeseen situations.