China-US to normalize ties after Switzerland meeting

Yang Jiechi (1st R) meets with U.S. National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan (1st L), in Zurich, Switzerland, October 6, 2021.

Zurich, 7 October 2021 (TDI): The United States and China during the key talks that took place in Zurich, Switzerland, on Wednesday 6th agreed to cooperate to enhance the bilateral relations.

The agreement was attained during talks between Yang Jiechi who is a member of China’s Political Bureau, and Jake Sullivan, the U.S. national safety advisor.

Both sides shared their open, extensive opinions on China-U.S. Relations and other international and regional matters of mutual concern. Both sides described the meeting as constructively and as a positive step towards mutual understanding.

China and the United States must cooperate as cooperation between the two countries will bring benefits to all the nations said, Yang. He added that confrontation can lead to severe consequences.

The U.S. needs to have a deep understanding of China-U.S. relations and a clear understanding of China’s domestic policies. Yang stated that China does not want the relations between these two countries to be “competitive”.

He indicated that China is grateful for the recent positive comments by President Joe Biden on China-U.S. relations. China hopes that the U.S. will have a pragmatic and rational China policy.

The U.S. has reaffirmed its commitment to the One China policy.

The discussions on climate change and other regional issues of mutual interest were also held by both sides. They agreed to continue their communication and dialogue about these important topics.