In a statement released by the Chinese Foreign Ministry summarizing discussions with members of the “US strategic community”, Wang said the path to the bilateral meeting would not be “easy” and that they could not count on the “autopilot” to achieve this. arrive.
Wang’s three-day visit to Washington comes at a time when tensions between the two countries remain high, including over U.S. controls on advanced technology exports and China’s more assertive actions in the East China Seas and southern.
The statement said that while many issues remain to be resolved, both sides believe it is both beneficial and necessary for the United States and China to maintain dialogue.
The meeting is the latest in a series of high-level contacts between the two countries as they explore the possibility of stabilizing an increasingly tense relationship at a time of conflict in Ukraine and Israel.
According to the Foreign Ministry statement, Wang also said that China and the United States needed a “return to Bali”, referring to Xi and Biden’s previous meeting at the G20 summit last year. last, during which the two officials discussed issues related to Taiwan, United States. Trade tensions with China as well as cooperation to resolve issues such as climate change, health and food security.
Wang said the two countries must “eliminate interference, overcome obstacles, strengthen consensus and accumulate results.”
Other issues discussed between Wang and Biden included U.S.-China military exchanges, as well as financial, technological and cultural exchanges and cooperation, as well as crises in the Middle East and Ukraine.