In order for relations between Beijing and Washington to develop, it is necessary for the US side to move forward. China stands for peaceful and mutually beneficial cooperation.
The Chinese Foreign Ministry called the condition for the development of relations with the US: Washington must meet Beijing halfway.
China-US relations can develop positively only if the US side moves forward, Chinese Foreign Minister Qin Gang said at a meeting with US business leaders on Saturday. The meeting is taking place today in Beijing.
According to the minister, relations between Beijing and Washington are of great importance. He called them "the world's most important bilateral relationship" and noted that they influence the international community. The world benefits from cooperation between China and the US, and if relations do not work out, the world suffers.
The Chinese Foreign Minister reaffirmed Beijing's commitment to developing healthy, stable and constructive relations with Washington. China has always "advocated mutual respect, peaceful coexistence and beneficial cooperation" between the two sides.