Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi today (February 22) described the relationship between China and the US at the crossroads and called for the adjustment of bilateral relations.
|Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi called for adjustment of US-China relations. Photo: CGTN|
According to Reuters and CGTN, Wang Yi said China and the US could coordinate on many issues such as climate change and Covid-19 pandemic if they repair damaged bilateral relations.
Beijing’s top diplomat claimed Beijing was ready to reopen constructive dialogue with Washington after relations between the two countries fell to their lowest level in decades under former President Donald Trump.
Secretary of State Wang Yi urged Washington to lift tariffs on Chinese goods and abandon what he calls irrational repression of the Chinese technology industry. According to him, these are necessary steps to create necessary conditions for cooperation.
Before Wang Yi spoke at a forum sponsored by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of China, Chinese officials played a video of “ping pong diplomacy” in 1972, when the game was played. clearing the way for then-President Richard Nixon’s visit to China.
According to China’s CGTN page, Wang Yi urged Washington to respect China’s core interests, stop “smear” the ruling party of the country, and stop interfering in Beijing’s internal affairs.
“Over the past few years, the US has essentially cut off all bilateral dialogues with China at all levels. We are still willing to speak uprightly with the US side and engage in dialogues to resolve issues. topic “, Mr. Wang Yi said, pointing to the recent phone call between Chinese President Xi Jinping and US President Joe Biden as a positive move.
China and the US have conflicts on many fronts, such as trade, technology, the South China Sea …
Also on the same day, Chinese Ambassador to the United States Thoi Thien Khai stated that China and the US must clearly define policy boundaries and understand each other’s strategic intentions accurately.
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