China presses Biden administration to de-Trump trade at meeting
BEIJING will press the Joe Biden presidential administration to reverse many of the policies targeting China in the first face-to-face meeting of senior US and China official, reports the Wall Street Journal
18 March 2021 - 19:00
The meeting in Alaska on Thursday gives both sides a chance to reset the stormy relationship between the world's two largest economies, which are at loggerheads over technology development, human rights, trade and military leadership in Asia.
Yang Jiechi, a member of the Communist Party ruling body, and Foreign Minister Wang Yi plan to urge Secretary of State Antony Blinken and national security adviser Jake Sullivan to drop sanctions and restrictions on Chinese entities and individuals put in place by the Trump administration, said sources with knowledge of the plans.
The Chinese officials also plan to propose re-establishing regular high-level meetings between the two sides and scheduling a virtual summit between Xi Jinping and Biden in April during a global conference on climate change.
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