American delegation to Taiwan in China

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Discussions between the two countries took place at the gates of Beijing on Sunday and Monday. The “sensitive subject” of Taiwan was specifically discussed.

The trip was also in preparation for a planned visit to the Asian country by US diplomatic chief Anthony Blinken in early 2023. Photo sack.

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Beijing said on Monday that members of the top US delegation to China discussed ways to improve bilateral ties and the “sensitive” issue of Taiwan with their local counterparts.

The shelter was in preparation for a planned visit to the Asian country by US diplomatic chief Anthony Blinken in early 2023. The group was created by Daniel Crittenbrink, Assistant Secretary of State for East Asia and the Pacific. and Laura Rosenberger, the National Security Council’s senior director for China and Taiwan at the White House.

US-backed Taiwan

According to Chinese diplomacy, the talks between the US delegation and Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Xie Feng took place on Sunday and Monday in Longfang City (north) of Beijing. “The two sides held in-depth discussions on implementing the consensus reached between the two presidents during the Bali summit,” Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin told reporters.

The question of Taiwan, which China considers to be 24 million people A territory to recoverBut benefit from what US military support, also discussed in other “sensitive” topics. Xie Feng, Daniel Kritenbrink and Laura Rosenberger spoke about “strengthening exchanges at all levels” in “transparent, thorough and constructive” discussions and agreed to “continue communication,” Wang Wenbin said.

It was the first official visit since Chinese President Xi Jinping and US Joe Biden pledged at the G20 summit in Bali in November to warm years of strained Beijing-Washington relations. Relations between Beijing and Washington have cooled in recent years due to disagreements on a number of issues: the trade imbalance, The Uyghur Question or competition in a high-tech industry.

(AFP)

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