The Sino-US high-level strategic dialogue has ended. Although the opening remarks of the two sides are quite gunpowder, according to a Reuters report on the 20th, a senior US government official said that the meeting was “helpful.”
“I do think that (through dialogue) we have more information than before, which will be helpful.” The official told Reuters, “In the course of regular diplomatic contacts, the two sides can explore whether they can Some areas work together.” He further pointed out that these areas include the Korean Peninsula, Iran, Afghanistan and climate change issues, but the official did not say that the two sides have reached any agreement on this.
Senior US officials: Sino-US talks are helpful, and the two sides can cooperate in some areas. Reuters: US officials said the dialogue with China was helpful, but did not mention any specific results
According to the press release issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of my country on the 20th, China and the United States agreed to maintain dialogue and communication, carry out mutually beneficial cooperation, prevent misunderstandings and misjudgments, avoid conflicts and confrontations, and promote the healthy and stable development of Sino-US relations in accordance with the spirit of the two heads of state’s call on February 11. .
Both parties hope to continue this high-level strategic communication.
Both parties are committed to strengthening dialogue and cooperation in the field of climate change, and both parties will establish a Sino-US joint working group on climate change.
The US reaffirmed its adherence to the one-China policy on the Taiwan issue.
The two sides discussed reciprocal arrangements for the vaccinations of the new crown vaccine for their diplomatic and consular staff.
The two sides will discuss issues related to facilitating the activities of each other’s diplomatic and consular institutions and personnel as well as media and reporters in the spirit of reciprocity and mutual benefit.
The two parties discussed adjusting relevant travel and visa policies according to the epidemic situation and gradually promoting the normalization of personnel exchanges between China and the United States.
The two sides also discussed a series of issues such as economy and trade, the two militaries, law enforcement, humanities, health, cyber security, climate change, Iranian nuclear, Afghanistan, the Korean Peninsula, and Myanmar, and agreed to maintain and strengthen communication and coordination.
The two sides expressed that they will strengthen coordination and consultation on multilateral activities such as the G20 and APEC.
Regarding the China-US high-level strategic dialogue, Jin Canrong, a professor at the School of International Relations of Renmin University of China and an expert on American issues, said in an interview with Observer that the results of the talks between the two sides were better than expected, which is mainly reflected in three aspects. The first is that the two sides have clarified the boundaries; the second is that there are some more specific arrangements, such as setting up a climate change working group and coordinating the vaccination of diplomats from both sides; the third is to establish the direction of future cooperation.
It is worth noting that after the conclusion of this high-level strategic dialogue between China and the United States, the busy diplomatic pace of China and the United States has not stopped.
According to CCTV News Client, at the invitation of State Councilor and Minister of Foreign Affairs Wang Yi, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov paid a visit to China from March 22 to 23. In an online interview with Chinese reporters in Russia, Lavrov stated that China is a true strategic partner to Russia. The two countries share the same goals. The dialogue of mutual trust and mutual respect between Russia and China should set an example for other countries.
Almost at the same time as the Russian Foreign Minister’s visit to China, US Secretary of State Blincol also acted. According to the US government website, Brinken will travel to Belgium from March 22nd to 25th local time to participate in the NATO Foreign Ministers’ Meeting to discuss with the European Union how to deal with a series of challenges faced by the United States and Europe, including China and Russia.
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