"As for China, I want to clearly and consistently state: we want to manage competition responsibly so that our countries do not find themselves in conflict with each other," RIA Novosti quoted Biden as saying at the UN General Assembly.

Earlier, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said that the talks between Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi and US National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan in Malta were frank and meaningful.

Prior to this, it was reported that the Chinese Foreign Minister said that the Taiwan issue is a red line in relations between China and the United States.