Bangkok, 27 January 2024 (TDI): In a recent diplomatic meeting held in Bangkok, China’s senior diplomat, Wang Yi, emphasized the need for China and the United States (US) to foster a relationship built on equality, mutual respect, and understanding.
The talks, conducted from Friday to Saturday, involved Wang Yi and US National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan, exploring avenues for cooperation and addressing key issues.
Wang Yi, a distinguished member of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and director of the Office of the Foreign Affairs Commission of the CPC Central Committee, urged both nations to move away from a condescending attitude and embrace a stance of treating each other as equals.
He stressed the importance of seeking common ground, rather than accentuating differences, and earnestly respecting, rather than undermining, each other’s core interests.
One of the key points discussed during the talks was the principle of “one-China” and the commitment outlined in the three China-US joint communiques.
Moreover, Wang Yi reiterated the necessity for the United States to abide by these principles and actively put into action its commitment not to support “Taiwan independence.”
Furthermore, he emphasized China’s pursuit of peaceful reunification and urged the United States to support this endeavor.
These high-level discussions between China and the United States reflect a commitment to diplomatic engagement and the resolution of differences through dialogue.