China’s new US envoy stresses significance of Taiwan in first high-level assembly
BEIJING: China’s newly appointed ambassador in Washington careworn the utmost significance of Taiwan within the Sino-US relationship throughout his first assembly with a prime US official since assuming the job, in keeping with Chinese language state media.
Qin Gang, 55, who has earned a fame for pointed public defences of his nation’s positions, struck an optimistic tone as he arrived in Washington in late July to take up his submit, saying nice potential awaited bilateral relations.
Assembly US Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman, Qin mentioned they each had an “in depth, very frank” trade of views, the official Xinhua information company reported on Friday (Aug 13).
“The 2 sides agreed that Sino-US bilateral relations are essential, and it’s essential to resolve points by means of dialogue and communication, handle variations and contradictions, and enhance bilateral relations,” Xinhua mentioned.
The one subject to be straight talked about within the report was Chinese language-claimed Taiwan, the democratically dominated island that China considers its sovereign territory.
“Qin Gang emphasised that the Taiwan subject is a very powerful and delicate subject in Sino-US relations. He clearly acknowledged China’s place to Sherman,” Xinhua added, with out elaborating.