US says it has had ‘serious discussions’ with China despite ‘theatrics’
Author: indiadmin March 20, 2021
U.S. diplomats have had “serious discussions” with counterparts from China in Alaska and will not let “theatrics” from the Chinese side distract from laying out our principles and having tough conversations, the U.S. State Department said on Friday.
Senior U.S. and Chinese officials are set to conclude their talks in Alaska on Friday after contentious opening exchanges laid bare the depth of tensions between the world’s two largest economies at the outset of the Biden administration.
Porter also reiterated U.S. calls for China to release Canadian citizens Michael Spavor and Michael Kovrig from “arbitrary and unacceptable” detention.