Tag Archives: Diplomacy

  • Beijing warns US, Japan against collusion vs China

    China said Friday it has expressed “serious concerns” to the United States and Japan over what it calls negative moves and collusion between the two countries against China. ...

  • China sanctions US and Canadian bodies over Xinjiang

    China on Saturday imposed sanctions against two American religious rights officials and one Canadian lawmaker in response to sanctions imposed by the United States and Canada over Xinjiang. ...

  • Russia’s top diplomat starts China visit with call to reduce US dollar use

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov began a visit to China on Monday with a call for Moscow and Beijing to reduce their dependence on the US dollar and Western payment systems to push back against "West’s ideological agenda". ...

  • US ties with Russia, China sink as Biden toes tough lines

    US relations with its two biggest geo-political rivals are facing severe tests as President Joe Biden tries to assert America’s place in the world and distinguish himself from his predecessor. ...

  • US and China clash at first high-level meeting under Biden

    The first high-level US-China meeting of the Biden administration got off to a fiery start on Thursday, with both sides leveling sharp rebukes of the others’ policies in a rare public display that underscored the level of bilateral tension. ...

  • US sanctions 24 China and Hong Kong officials ahead of talks

    The US sanctioned an additional 24 Chinese and Hong Kong officials over Beijing’s ongoing crackdown on political freedoms in the semi-autonomous city, just ahead of the Biden administration's first face-to-face talks with China. ...

  • Kim Jong-un’s sister sends warning to Biden

    The powerful sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un sent an eerie message to the United States on Tuesday, as Biden administration officials arrive for high-level talks in Japan and South Korea. ...

  • China bristles at Quad summit, says ‘it will end up nowhere’

    China on Monday said the Quad “will end up nowhere” if it does not abandon its ideological bias and cold war mentality, underscoring its opposition to the bloc. Beijing said the Quad's ideology is “detrimental to the international order". ...

  • Biden meets Quad leaders as US, allies step up efforts to counter China

    President Joe Biden on Friday took part in the first leaders' summit of the informal international alliance known as the "Quad" as his administration steps up efforts to deal with China's growing influence. ...

  • Top US, China diplomats to hold first in-person talks of Biden presidency

    US Secretary of State Antony Blinken will meet with top Chinese officials on 18 March in Alaska, the White House said on Wednesday, the first high-level in-person contact between the two sparring countries under the Biden administration. ...