Live-fire drills and training exercises conducted by the Chinese military force along the Chinese side of the China-Myanmar border are defensive and aimed at safeguarding Chinese sovereignty, stability of border area and safety of personnel from impacts caused by the civil war in Myanmar, rather than an act to intervene in the internal affairs of the neighboring country, experts said on Sunday.
In his first public interview to address UK-China relations, the UK's newly appointed Foreign Secretary David Cameron emphasized the need to engage with China while expressing support for the UK government's "realistic and hard-headed" China policy.
Visiting French Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs Catherine Colonna met with Chinese Premier Li Qiang and Chinese top diplomat Wang Yi on Friday in Beijing, which experts viewed as a continuation of this year's momentum of China-French exchanges and dialogues. And such momentum will also provide impetus for positive and healthy China-EU relations, offsetting negative factors in the context of the EU's internal chaotic views on China.
Intergovernmental discussions at the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) should be conducted to address proliferation risks posed by the AUKUS nuclear submarine deal. Such cooperation runs counter to the purpose and objectives of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons and is a typical example of double standards, said Li Song, China's permanent representative to the IAEA.
China-Uruguay relations have entered a new step, reaching a historic high level, and unlocking numerous possibilities for intensified cooperation, Fernando Mattos Costa, Minister of Livestock, Agriculture and Fisheries of Uruguay, told the Global Times on Thursday, in an exclusive interview in Beijing.
Uruguay looks forward to further enhancing economic and trade cooperation as well as people-to-people exchanges with China, including collaboration under the China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), Uruguayan President Luis Lacalle Pou said at a press conference in Beijing on Thursday.
Israel and Palestinian armed group Hamas have very limited mutual trust to execute the temporary cease-fire and a hostage release deal, so they need more time to solve technical problems, said experts on Thursday, as the Israeli side claimed that the truce will be delayed and no hostages will be released before Friday.
French Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs Catherine Colonna began her two-day visit to China on Thursday. She is scheduled to co-host the 6th meeting of the China-France high-level dialogue mechanism on people-to-people exchanges, paving the way for more activities in 2024 to mark the 60th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties between China and France.
Fijian Prime Minister Sitiveni Rabuka revealed on Wednesday his intention to collaborate with China on a key port modernization and shipyard project, but the potential cooperation based on mutual respect and mutual benefit has been hyped by multiple Western media outlets that are again trying to portray China as an “aggressor.”
Japan is urged to respond to the concerns of the international community over its dumping of the Fukushima nuclear-contaminated water into the ocean with a serious and responsible attitude and dispose of the nuclear-contaminated water in a responsible manner, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Mao Ning said at a press conference on Thursday.
Chinese President Xi Jinping pledged on Tuesday to work with Javier Milei, Argentina's president-elect, to carry forward the friendship of the two countries, and promote a sound and steady growth of China-Argentina relations so as to better benefit the two peoples.
A spokesperson for the Embassy of China in Belgium on Wednesday expressed strong discontent over the disinformation about China's consular assistance volunteer service by individual media and “non-governmental organization,” urging relevant parties to stop spreading disinformation.
China and South Korea held a ceremony in Incheon on Thursday for transferring the remains and belongings of 25 Chinese soldiers killed in the 1950-53 Korean War.
China's participation in the virtual G20 Leaders' Summit held on Wednesday will inject Chinese wisdom on how to boost the sluggish world economy, and show China's willingness to play a more active role in helping the development of the Global South, Chinese experts said.
Ahead of French Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs Catherine Colonna's first visit to China since taking office, a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson said on Wednesday that China looks forward to working together with France to deepen exchanges and cooperation in various sectors, including education, culture and sports, promoting mutual learning and enhancing people-to-people connectivity, pushing forward new developments in China-France relations.
The leader of the junior partner in Japan's ruling coalition Natsuo Yamaguchi visited China on Wednesday, as analysts said they hope Yamaguchi will continue the Komeito party's traditional friendship with China to promote the stabilizing of China-Japan relations and help correct the wrong perception toward China in Japan.
China on Wednesday warned the US and the Philippines that their recent joint naval patrols near Chinese territorial waters should not harm China's sovereignty and maritime interests, with analysts saying the military activities by Washington and Manila showed the two countries have no sincerity to ease tension.
China and Uruguay announced they will upgrade bilateral ties to a comprehensive strategic partnership on Wednesday during talks between the two heads of state, and agreed to deepen cooperation in a range of aspects including trade, agriculture and cultural exchanges, as well as the co-construction of the Belt & Road Initiative (BRI).
Chinese President Xi Jinping held talks with Uruguayan President Luis Alberto Lacalle Pou in Beijing on Wednesday.
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi held the first China-Uzbekistan foreign ministers' strategic dialogue with Uzbekistan's Minister of Foreign Affairs Bakhtiyor Saidov on Tuesday in Beijing, in which the two sides held comprehensive and in-depth communication. Wang said that China opposes any external forces interfering in the internal affairs of Central Asian countries under any pretext.
Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday attended the BRICS extraordinary virtual summit on the Palestinian-Israeli issue, saying it is imperative that the parties to the conflict must end hostilities and achieve a ceasefire immediately. The summit is the first time since the group's expansion in August.
China and the EU, as well as major European powers like France, are going to increase communication and boost cooperation, with analysts saying on Tuesday the China-US tensions have been eased to a certain degree after the San Francisco summit, and this will pave way for Europe to be more pragmatic when developing ties with China.
Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday attended the BRICS extraordinary virtual summit on the Palestinian-Israeli issue.
The British government's latest white paper on aid has explicitly raised the so-called concerns over China's growing role in international development, while promising that the UK will resist the risks China “poses to open societies and good governments.” Such a move to characterize China as a “challenge” with profound prejudice is a blunt smearing and desperate effort by the former colonial power to maintain its global influence and tackle its own internal social and political divisions, Chinese analysts said on Tuesday.
China has called for the G20 to further strengthen its partnership and build consensus to address global challenges and make positive contributions to world economic recovery and common development, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Mao Ning said at a routine press briefing on Tuesday, who earlier announced that Premier Li Qiang will attend the virtual G20 Leaders' Summit on Wednesday at the invitation of India.
The Pacific Games 2023 kicked off on Sunday in Honiara, the capital of the Solomon Islands, in part thanks to China's continued involvement from the construction of the arena to ensuring security at the Games. However, some Western media outlets have pinpointed and smeared China's cooperation with the island nation, choosing to concoct a “China threat” narrative rather than a focus on how said cooperation has helped boost local development.
China urged an immediate ceasefire in the Gaza Strip, expressed opposition to any forced displacement and migration of Palestinian civilians and emphasized that any arrangement concerning the future and destiny of the Palestinian people must have their consent, Chinese top diplomat Wang Yi told visiting Arab and Islamic foreign ministers on Monday.
The current measures taken by China and other relevant parties in response to the dumping of nuclear-contaminated water from Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant into the sea are completely justified and necessary, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Mao Ning on Monday said in response to whether the two countries would have the dialogue to address the issue.
At the invitation of South African President Cyril Ramaphosa, Chinese President Xi Jinping will attend the BRICS extraordinary virtual summit on the Palestinian-Israeli issue and deliver important remarks in Beijing on the evening of Nov. 21, Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hua Chunying announced Monday.
At the invitation of the Chinese President Xi Jinping, President Luis Alberto Lacalle Pou of the Oriental Republic of Uruguay arrived in Beijing Capital International Airport on Monday morning, kick-starting his state visit to China from Monday to Friday.
The victory of fiery right-wing candidate Javier Milei in the Argentine presidential election will pose some challenges for the country's ties with China as bilateral relations may enter a trial period until both sides find new common interests, said some Chinese experts.
Chinese President Xi Jinping, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, and Russian President Vladimir Putin, on Monday respectively sent congratulatory letters to the 10th meeting of the dialogue mechanism between the ruling parties of China and Russia. The fact that the two leaders attach such importance to the dialogue mechanism between ruling parties shows that this kind of mechanism serves as an important pillar of bilateral relations, and also that China and Russia are willing to jointly enhance close communication of this kind between ruling parties, said Chinese experts.
China has facilitated the evacuation of some certain countries' citizens from northern Myanmar through China to avoid a conflict, and will continue to maintain communication with relevant countries and provide assistance, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Mao Ning said on Monday, in response to the question about citizens from some other countries such as Thailand are being evacuated through China.
Chinese top diplomat Wang Yi meets with delegation of foreign ministers from Saudi Arabia and other Islamic countries
Chinese President Xi Jinping on Saturday evening returned to Beijing after holding a China-US summit meeting and attending the 30th APEC Economic Leaders' Meeting in San Francisco, with expectations from experts from both China and the US that the trip will serve to further stabilize the most important bilateral ties in the world, while they also cautioned about the possible uncertainties from the US side.
Chinese experts on Sunday refuted accusations from Australia claiming that a Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) destroyer used sonar to force divers from an Australian frigate to exit the water, saying that the Australian statement is vague and one-sided, and aims to hype the "China threat" theory.
The possibility of a ceasefire between Hamas and Israel has been brought to spotlight after a US media claimed that the two sides are close to agreement on a US-brokered deal to pause conflict and release hostages, which was later denied by the White House. Chinese experts believe there's a pressing need for both Hamas and Israel to reach a ceasefire deal, as the conflict has entered a critical juncture. However, the hope for long-term pause is still remote because divergences between the two remain large and Israel is in a bind of both international and domestic pressure.
One day after Mohamed Muizzu was sworn in as the 8th president of the Maldives, the new leader, who campaigned on altering his country's "India first" policy, has asked India to withdraw its military from the country.
Panda lovers in the UK are rushing to say goodbye to the only giant pandas in the country as preparations has been made for them to return to China after the end of their 10 year loan.
Chinese President Xi Jinping delivered a written speech to the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) CEO Summit in San Francisco on Thursday (local time), during which he called for staying committed to the three-decade APEC "founding mission" that emphasizes openness, inclusiveness, development for all and seeking common ground while shelving differences. He stressed that the Asia-Pacific cannot and should not be an arena for geopolitical rivalry, and still less should it be plunged into a new Cold War or camp-based confrontation.
Chinese President Xi Jinping on Saturday returned to Beijing after holding a China-US summit meeting and attending the 30th APEC Economic Leaders' Meeting in San Francisco.
Chinese President Xi Jinping put forward proposals for the Asia Pacific region to usher in another "golden 30 years," calling on Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) members to commit to innovation, openness, green and inclusive development in promoting regional cooperation, as APEC's Economic Leaders' Meeting concluded in San Francisco on Friday.
Chinese President Xi Jinping met Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida in San Francisco on the sidelines of the APEC meetings on Thursday afternoon local time, reaffirming the position of comprehensively advancing the strategic and mutually beneficial relations between China and Japan and stressing that the foundation of bilateral relations should not be damaged or shaken, especially when it comes to major questions of principle related to history and Taiwan.
The US government announced on Thursday that it will remove the Institute of Forensic Science of China's Ministry of Public Security (including the National Narcotics Laboratory address) from the "Entity List" and lift the sanctions. The decision took effect on Thursday, according to the office of the China National Narcotics Control Commission on Friday. Experts said China welcomes the move and believe that both countries should engage in careful negotiations regarding counternarcotics issues.
Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday urged the Japanese side to properly handle the discharge of nuclear-contaminated water from the Fukushima power plant in a responsible and constructive manner.
The economic interests of China and Japan, as well as their industrial and supply chains are deeply intertwined, said Chinese President Xi Jinping here Thursday, adding it is in no one's interest to engage in "small yard, high fence" and "decoupling and breaking chains."
Xi meets Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida in San Francisco
Xi made the remarks when meeting his Peruvian counterpart, Dina Boluarte, on the sidelines of the 30th Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Economic Leaders' Meeting. He also said that the two sides should synergize their development strategies, and strengthen cooperation in traditional areas such as economy, trade, energy and mineral resources.
The future of China-US relations is created by the peoples of the two nations, Chinese President Xi Jinping told a gathering of representatives from different communities in the US on Wednesday evening, noting that China is willing to be "a partner and a friend" of the US.
Amid an ongoing joint exercise, Chinese and Pakistani naval warships are for the first time conducting a joint maritime patrol in the northern Arabian Sea, a move experts said on Thursday is part of the two countries' concrete actions to safeguard the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).
After four hours of face-to-face, in-depth and comprehensive talks, the Chinese and US leaders concluded a significant China-US summit on Wednesday local time that is seen as strategic, historic and directional, forming a forward-looking "San Francisco vision" and setting the direction for a healthy, stable, and sustainable development of US-China relations.
The United Nations Security Council has finally adopted a resolution calling for "urgent and extended humanitarian pauses and corridors" in Gaza for "a sufficient number of days" to allow full, rapid, safe and unhindered access for UN agencies and partners.
While defense chiefs from ASEAN members underscored the importance of maintaining regional peace and stability, and called for pursuing peaceful solutions to disputes during the ASEAN Defense Ministers' Meeting (ADMM) in Jakarta, the US continued to promote its "Indo-Pacific" strategy and vowed military support to allies on the sidelines of the ADMM events.
China and the US have agreed to establish a cooperation mechanism covering national parks, China's National Forestry and Grassland Administration (NFGA) said on Thursday. National parks authorities from both countries also exchanged recent progress in the construction of nature reserves and national park systems, discussed specific areas and activities for future cooperation.
China is ready to be a partner and a friend of the US. The fundamental principles that China follows in handling China-US relations are mutual respect, peaceful coexistence and win-win cooperation, Chinese President Xi Jinping said at a welcome dinner hosted by friendly organizations in San Francisco on Wednesday evening.
The two heads of state of China and the US had a comprehensive and in-depth summit at the Fioli estate, which was strategic, historic and directional, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi told media on Wednesday.
China will not fight a cold war or a hot war with anyone, said Chinese President Xi Jinping here on Wednesday.
Xi attends welcome dinner by friendly organizations in US
On Wednesday local time, Chinese President Xi Jinping met with US President Joe Biden at the Filoli estate in San Francisco, California, for a China-US summit. Global Times' reporters dispatched to the US observed that four details of this summit between China and the US were particularly noteworthy, conveying significant messages.
Chinese President Xi Jinping met with US President Joe Biden for a summit at the Filoli estate in the south of San Francisco on Wednesday local time. The two leaders had a candid and in-depth exchange of views on strategic, overarching, and directional issues concerning China-US relations, as well as major issues concerning world peace and development.
Xi says US should stop arming Taiwan, support peaceful reunification of China
The meeting between Chinese President Xi Jinping and his US counterpart Joe Biden has concluded.
Xi meets Biden
Xi arriving for summit with Biden
Xi to meet Biden soon at Filoli estate, California
Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in San Francisco on Tuesday local time to participate in a much-anticipated China-US summit meeting and the 30th APEC Economic Leaders' Meeting, an occasion that signifies the gathering momentum of stabilization of China-US relations which will inject positive energy and stability into the world amid a complex geopolitical landscape and challenges of post-pandemic economic recovery.
China and the US agreed to jointly tackle global warming and operationalize a working group focused on areas including energy transition, methane, the circular economy and resource efficiency, low-carbon development and deforestation, according to a document issued by China's Ministry of Ecology and Environment (MEE) on Wednesday.
China and the US issued a joint statement on Wednesday the Sunnylands Statement on Enhancing Cooperation to Address the Climate Crisis, stating China's and the US' reaffirmation of their commitment to work together with other countries to address the climate crisis, with a working group to be operationalized to focus on areas including energy transition, methane, circular economy and resource efficiency, low-carbon and deforestation, according to China's Ministry of Ecology and Environment.
Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in San Francisco, the US, on Tuesday afternoon local time to participate in a much-anticipated China-US summit meeting and the 30th APEC Economic Leaders' Meeting this week, which experts believe will help stabilize China-US relations and inject new momentum into global economic recovery.
Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday arrived in San Francisco for a summit with US President Joe Biden, and to attend the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Economic Leaders' Meeting.
A high-level roundtable meeting of major stakeholders in the palm oil industry from China and Malaysia was held in Shanghai on Tuesday during the visit of Malaysia's deputy prime minister to China.
The Chinese Foreign Ministry on Tuesday congratulated former British prime minister David Cameron on his appointment as UK's foreign secretary after incumbent Prime Minister Rishi Sunak reshuffled his top team, calling on the two sides to work together to promote the healthy and stable development of China-UK relations.
Since the inauguration of the Pokhara International Airport, which was built by a Chinese enterprise, all facilities have been operating smoothly, playing an active role in improving Nepal's domestic and international air connectivity, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Mao Ning said at a press briefing on Tuesday.
Chinese President Xi Jinping left Beijing on Tuesday for a China-US summit meeting and the 30th APEC Economic Leaders' Meeting in the US.
The situation of the Palestine-Israel conflict remains horrific as the death toll of Palestinians has risen to 11,240 as a result of Israel's attacks on the Gaza Strip and as the United Nations lowered the flags of its institutions all over the world for the 101 staff killed so far during the war in Gaza. China is continuing its efforts in the UN and is dispatching diplomats to visit countries with influence to seek a cease-fire and promote peace in the region.
Chinese President Xi Jinping left Beijing on Tuesday for a China-US summit meeting and the 30th APEC Economic Leaders' Meeting in the United States.
After individual Western media's hype of "sovereignty concern" over the potential police cooperation between China and Thailand, a Thai government spokesperson, in the latest response on Monday, has defended the proposal that Chinese police operate alongside Thai police to help protect visiting Chinese tourists, but denied that Chinese police would accompany its Thai counterpart on patrol.
China supports the establishment of a Middle East zone free of nuclear weapons and other weapons of mass destruction and believes that this move will help curb the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, safeguard the authority and effectiveness of international non-proliferation regimes, and reduce the risk of an arms race and conflict, thereby providing an important mechanism for the maintenance of long-term regional peace and security, China's deputy permanent representative to the United Nations Geng Shuang said in remarks at the Fourth Session of the Conference on the Establishment of a Middle East Zone Free of Nuclear Weapons and other Weapons of Mass Destruction on Monday.
When Chinese President Xi Jinping and the US President Joe Biden meet for the first time in a year in San Francisco later this week, there will be a complex, urgent set of bilateral and global issues for them to address, ranging from fraught bilateral ties to mounting global challenges. Still, one topic will garner much attention worldwide: how the world's two biggest economies plan to stabilize their economic ties and help lead the global economy out of its current predicament.
The leaders of China and the US will have an in-depth talk on the strategic, overall, and directional issues concerning China-US relations, as well as major issues related to world peace and development, said the Chinese Foreign Ministry on Monday over the closely watched upcoming interaction, emphasizing that China will always handle the bilateral relations based on mutual respect, peaceful coexistence, and win-win cooperation.
China has exchanged views and reached broad consensus with Cambodia, Vietnam and Thailand in deepening security intelligence cooperation after China's Minister of State Security Chen Yixin paid a visit at the invitation of the three countries and held talks with senior officials from November 2 to Saturday.
The world is anticipating the most significant diplomatic event in the coming days as the Chinese and US presidents are set to meet on the sidelines of the 30th APEC Economic Leaders' Meeting in San Francisco this week, an interaction between the two largest economies that analysts regard is crucial for world peace and development, as well as the collective future and destiny.
After intense US-Israel interactions, Israel has finally agreed to "tactical, localized pauses" in its assaults on the Gaza Strip, but concerns remain among observers, as such pauses could be reversed at any moment and are far from enough to alleviate the humanitarian disaster in the region.
A fresh round of economic and trade talks between Chinese and US high-level officials ahead of the upcoming China-US summit meeting in San Francisco next week agreed against "decoupling" and emphasized the paramount importance of ensuring healthy economic and trade relations.
Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson on Friday made remarks on Chinese President Xi Jinping's upcoming trip to the United States upon the invitation for a China-US summit meeting and the 30th APEC Economic Leaders' Meeting.
At the invitation of US President Joe Biden, President Xi Jinping will be in San Francisco from November 14 to 17 for a China-US summit meeting and the 30th APEC Economic Leaders' Meeting, Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hua Chunying announced on Friday.
China indisputably possesses sovereignty over the Nansha Islands, including Ren'ai Jiao (Ren'ai Reef), and surrounding waters, and China will resolutely safeguard national sovereignty and maritime rights and interests in China's jurisdictional waters, a spokesperson from the China Coast Guard (CCG) said on Thursday.
China urged G7 to manage their own affairs, and stop interfering in the internal affairs of other countries under any pretext or in any name after the foreign ministers of the bloc interfered with China's internal affairs, including the Taiwan question and South China Sea issues.
The Philadelphia Orchestra, a renowned US art group which embarked on a historic art icebreaking trip 1973, is scheduled to perform on Friday night in Beijing with China National Symphony Orchestra as an opening episode for a tour which will also make stops in Tianjin, Shanghai and Suzhou.
Chinese Ambassador to the US Xie Feng commended the signs of a more stable China-US relationship, but said the relations are still facing grave challenges. To move toward a potential meeting between the presidents in San Francisco, it is important to return to the Bali consensus, enhance whole-process management, and work in the same direction, he said.
Amid worsening humanitarian crisis in Gaza, in a conference on humanitarian aid for Gaza held in Paris, France, on Thursday, French President Emmanuel Macron urged to protect civilians, and called for a humanitarian pause very quickly and “work towards a ceasefire," Chinese experts said that while the meeting aimed at seeking consensus on offering humanitarian aid to Gaza, the hope of improving the situation is slim.
The way to resolve US' concerns over North Korea is to abandon the Cold War mentality and stop provocations and military threats against Pyongyang, Chinese experts said on Thursday, after US Secretary of State Antony Blinken accused Russia and North Korea of providing military technology and support to each other and asked China to pull North Korea back from its "dangerous behavior" during Blinken's recent visit to Seoul.
Russian President Vladimir Putin met with senior Chinese military officer Zhang Youxia on Wednesday in Moscow, with the two sides stressing the importance of safeguarding world prosperity and stability with joined hands. A Chinese expert on Thursday said the pair's pragmatic cooperation would inject positivity and certainty into a chaotic world.
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, on Tuesday, met with Surinamese Foreign Minister Albert Ramdin in Beijing. China and Suriname enjoy a long history of friendship, and this year marks the 170th anniversary of the arrival of the Chinese in Suriname. Wang told Ramdin that China is willing to be Suriname's reliable partner in the process of development and revitalization and jointly realize modernization. Global Times reporters Chen Qingqing and Bai Yunyi (GT) conducted an exclusive interview with Ramdin in Beijing on Tuesday, and talked about China-Suriname relations, China-Caribbean relations, and further cooperation under the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), Global Security Initiative (GSI), and Global Development Initiative (GDI).
In a video message to the Opening Ceremony of the Symposium on Global Maritime Cooperation and Ocean Governance 2023 held on Wednesday in South China's Hainan Province, China's top diplomat Wang Yi reiterated China's commitment to settling disputes and disagreements through dialogue and consultation while warning against maritime bloc confrontations.
Disputes over maritime territory and historic rights and interests should be resolved through friendly consultation between parties directly concerned, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said during a maritime forum on Wednesday, stressing that bloc confrontation and zero-sum game at sea must be firmly rejected.
With cracks widening in recent days after the White House failed to persuade Israel over a range of issues in Gaza, Washington, unable to bridge the gaps among its closest allies, finds itself in an increasingly awkward position. An insubstantial joint statement was released at the last minute after a meeting of the G7 foreign ministers on Wednesday, which experts said will be of little actual help to solve the crisis but reflects allies' growing distrust in Washington.
China has both expectations and requirements for the upcoming APEC meeting as the recent frequent high-level interactions between China and the US have sent a positive signal to the world, creating a favorable atmosphere for a possible meeting between the two heads of state in San Francisco, some experts said. But uncertainties remain as the US needs to take more concrete moves to show its sincerity given the duplicity in its China policy, which could be done by first reaching a consensus in the finance and trade sectors, they noted.
China firmly opposes any individual or force attacking and smearing China under the pretext of human rights, pointing fingers at the human rights situation in Xinjiang, Chinese Foreign Ministry said in response to the joint declaration issued at the “International Uyghur Forum” against China on human rights situation in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said during a global maritime forum on Wednesday that disputes over maritime territory and rights and interests that are left from history should be resolved through friendly consultation between parties directly concerned, stressing that bloc confrontation and a zero-sum approach at sea must be firmly rejected.