China Calls For Mutually Beneficial Cooperation With US
Beijing: Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Monday that he urged visiting US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to favour bilateral cooperation between the two nations instead of conflict. During a meeting between Wang and Pompeo in Beijing earlier in the day, the former accused the US of escalating the trade conflict with China, reports Efe news. He claimed that Washington had adopted measures that had violated China’s rights and damaged its interests on issues such as Taiwan. He also accused the US of unduly attacking their internal and external policies.
Wang said these issues had damaged the mutual trust between China and the US, and added that they did not serve the interests of their respective nations. The Minister urged Pompeo to immediately halt actions that were detrimental to their mutual interests, to avoid conflict and confrontation and instead strengthen bilateral communication and cooperation. (IANS)