Wendy Sherman meets with Chinese Ambassador in Washington

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News ID: 52653
Publish Date: 14:44 - 12 August 2021
Thursday, 12 August 2021 (YJC)_ The US Deputy Secretary of State is scheduled to meet with the Chinese ambassador in Washington less than a month after her visit in China.

Wendy Sherman meets with Chinese Ambassador in WashingtonAccording to Reuters, US Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman is scheduled to host China's new ambassador to Washington, Qin Gang, on Thursday afternoon.

The meeting comes as relations between the world's top two economic powers are strained. Gang, who is known for his full-fledged defense of Beijing's positions; Arriving in Washington in late July, spoke in an optimistic tone about the future of bilateral relations.

In the last week of June, Sherman, as the second US Secretary of State, traveled to the eastern Chinese city of Tianjin to meet with Foreign Minister Wang Yi.

In this meeting, which ended without any noticeable result in improving the relationship; Each of them demanded that the other side come forward to advance the issues.

Sherman's alleged purpose of the trip was to tell China that the Washington administration welcomes fair competition. In contrast, Wang Yi warned him that China would not tolerate American supremacy.

Washington-Beijing disagrees on everything from trade to how to deal with the Corona epidemic, while the United States is openly concerned about China gaining power in the 21st century.

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