US official: China `lacked sincerity` during the meeting in Hawaii 0US official: China `lacked sincerity` during the meeting in Hawaii 0

(Dan Tri) – A US official attending diplomatic talks with China this week said that the Chinese side was `not really sincere` in this meeting.

US Assistant Secretary of State David Stilwell (Photo: EPA)

Mr. David Stilwell, US Assistant Secretary of State in charge of Asian and Pacific affairs, said on June 18 that although China has recommitted to implementing the phase 1 trade agreement, Washington still must

“Considering the current context of this relationship, the Chinese side cannot be considered truly sincere,” Mr. Stiwell said after attending a meeting between State Councilors and members of the Politburo of the Communist Party of China.

“I won’t go into detail about what was discussed (in the meeting), but whether it worked or not, I’m going to wait and see what happens in the next few weeks: Will we have

While Chinese state media described the meeting between Mr. Yang Jiechi and Mr. Mike Pompeo as `constructive`, the US State Department seemed to be more `economical` when it only announced that Secretary of State Pompeo emphasized

Mr. Stilwell said the purpose of this meeting is for China to understand that `their actions are actually working against them,` including the recent border conflict with India and tensions in the South China Sea.

“If we make a declaration of peace, but we take aggressive action, then we will have to increase pressure to manage that,” Mr. Stilwell said, adding that the G7 had issued a statement

“The best way we can do it is not just on the American side.

According to Mr. Stilwell, although the space for cooperation between the US and China is increasingly narrowing, the two countries can still coordinate on issues such as North Korea or arms control, after Beijing refused to participate.

“There are many areas of cooperation and North Korea seems to be one of them.

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian said Mr. Yang Jiechi and Mr. Mike Pompeo discussed the issues of Taiwan, Hong Kong and Xinjiang, in which China asked the US to respect North Korea’s sovereignty claims.

According to Mr. Stilwell, Mr. Zhao’s above statement is a `model` of China’s increasingly tough foreign policy, also known as `Wolf Warrior` diplomacy, which is `very one-sided, harsh and sometimes

Mr. Stilwell said that one of the reasons to explain China’s actions on all fronts in recent weeks, such as sending military aircraft near Taiwan and military clashes with India, is because North


According to SCMP

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