Talks are taking place between the US and China in Tianjin, China. Its purpose is to keep the medium of high level dialogue open.
Talks between the US and China in Tianjin (AFP)
High-level talks between the US and China were held in Tianjin on Monday. In this meeting, China accused the US of creating a deadlock in bilateral relations. Also asked America to change its misguided mindset and dangerous policy. It was told in the official statement that China’s Deputy Foreign Minister Xi Feng held talks with US Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman who visited the country. During this, the administration of US President Joe Biden was accused of trying to stop and suppress China’s development.
The foreign ministry quoted Shi Feng as saying that the root cause of serious problems in relations between the two countries is that some Americans portray China as an imaginary enemy. The official Xinhua news agency reported that Shi Feng appealed to the US to change its highly misguided mindset and dangerous policy. Sherman held separate closed-door meetings at the resort in Tianjin city with Xi and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, in charge of US-China relations. She is the highest-ranking US official to visit China since Joe Biden took office in the US six months ago.
China said – differences will be resolved
Relations between the two countries had deteriorated during the tenure of former US President Donald Trump. There is tension between the two on technology, cyber security, human rights and other matters. Xi said that China wants to find common ground by resolving differences. The Biden administration has said that it will cooperate in some areas but oppose China in some areas such as human rights. He described the relationship as cooperative, competitive and hostile.
China will teach the US equal treatment
In an interview on Saturday, Wang accused the US of considering itself the best and using its power to pressure other countries. He told China’s Phoenix television, China will never accept a country that claims to be superior to others. He said, if America has not learned to treat other countries equally, then it is the responsibility of China and the international community to help America learn that.
Officials of the Biden administration said that the purpose of these talks is not to discuss any specific matter, but to keep the channels of high-level dialogue open. A meeting between Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping is also likely to take place on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Rome in late October.
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