China-US ties: Beijing and Washington diplomats overseeing Asian affairs meet in sign of more open communication
Foreign vice-minister Sun Weidong meets assistant secretary of state Daniel Kritenbrink in Washington for ‘candid, in-depth and constructive consultation’Kritenbrink says US is ‘trying to ensure that countries have the ability to make their own sovereign decisions’US-China relationsAlyssa ChenPublished: 2:01pm, 29 Sep, 2023Why you can trust SCMP
The talks were held as a Chinese trade council warned future high-level meetings could be at risk from a US executive order curbing investment in sensitive technologies in China.
The two diplomats in charge of their nations’ Asian affairs held a “candid, in-depth and constructive consultation on regional issues as part of continuing efforts to maintain open lines of communication,” the statement said.
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