USA sanctions 24 Chinese, HK officials ahead of talks
USA sanctions 24 Chinese, HK officials ahead of talks
Tough talk at first face-to-face US, China meeting in Biden era
22 March, 2021, 16:07
The US side will "discuss our deep concerns with actions by China, including Xinjiang", where Washington has accused Beijing of "genocide" against Uyghur Muslims, Blinken said.
China's social media carried comments saying Chinese officials were doing a good job in Alaska, and that the us side lacked sincerity.
The U.S. side, led by Secretary of State Antony Blinken, accused China of behavior that endangered global stability.
He added that there would be dialogue on "Hong Kong, Taiwan, cyberattacks on the United States, economic coercion toward our allies". "We have expressed our staunch opposition to such interference, and we will take firm actions in response", Yang warned. "The United States is the champion in this regard". Favorable views of China have fallen to a historic low of 20%, Pew said.
In response, China stepped up its rhetoric opposing USA interference in domestic affairs and complained directly about it.
Before the meeting, there was some hope on both sides that the USA and China could at least avoid further deterioration in relations after four years of Trump's efforts to break apart U.S.
"This is not supposed to be the way one should welcome his guests", Wang said.
"We expected to have tough and direct talks on a wide range of issues, and that's exactly what we had", White House national security adviser Jake Sullivan told reporters moments after the Chinese delegation left the hotel meeting room.
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"On economics, on trade, on technology, we told our counterparts that we are reviewing these issues with close consultation with Congress, with our allies and partners, and we will move forward on them in a way that totally protects and advances the interests of our workers and our businesses", Blinken said.
"I'm also hearing deep concern about some of the actions your government is taking", he added.
A senior United States official criticised Beijing as having "arrived intent on grandstanding, focused on public theatrics and dramatics over substance" at the Alaska summit.
Bonnie Glaser, an Asia expert at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, said the tough statements from both sides in the run-up to the meeting had created a potential risk that it would devolve into an exchange of accusations and demands.
Blinken also cited his recent trip to Japan and South Korea.
Austin then traveled on to India for meetings Friday over the two countries' growing alliance, which also has a focus on deterring China's expansion of its influence.
Blinken and allies have criticized China on a slew of issues, including the erosion of autonomy in Hong Kong, tensions around Taiwan and Tibet, the treatment of the Uighur population in Xinjiang, Beijing's sweeping maritime claims in the South China Sea, the theft of intellectual property and a lack of transparency over the origins of Covid-19.
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Trump's lax approach and lack of credibility also contributed to poor adherence to public safety rules among the American public. Biden has said that there will be enough vaccine supply for every adult in America by the end of May.
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