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Top U.S. and China diplomats to hold in-person talks

Top U.S. and China diplomats to hold in-person talks

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

Turkish FM: Chinese COVID-19 vaccines safe and effective

Turkish FM: Chinese COVID-19 vaccines safe and effective

Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said that China and Turkey should solemnly commemorate their 50 years of diplomatic ties, deepen political mutual trust and cooperation, and push their relations to a higher level. …

China not to join nuclear arms control talks

China not to join nuclear arms control talks

China will not join the nuclear arms control talks between Russia and the United States , Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian said. "China has no intention of joining the so-called trilateral arms control talks with …

China welcomes Putin’s proposal for holding Iran summit

China welcomes Putin’s proposal for holding Iran summit

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian welcomed Russian President Vladimir Putin’s call for a video summit between Iran, the U.S., and the remaining parties to the JCPOA. "We welcome the summit and appreciate …

China opposed to U.S. action to extend arms embargo on Iran

China opposed to U.S. action to extend arms embargo on Iran

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin said China opposed the U.S. proposal to extend an international arms embargo on Iran. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said yesterday that the United Nations Security Council will vote …

China says would join nuclear talks if U.S. reduces arsenal

China says would join nuclear talks if U.S. reduces arsenal

China is ready to participate in trilateral arms control negotiations with the United States and Russia, but only if the United States were willing to reduce its nuclear arsenal to China’s level, a senior Chinese diplomat said on …

Twenty Indian troops killed in Ladakh fighting

Twenty Indian troops killed in Ladakh fighting

At least 20 Indian soldiers were killed in a clash with Chinese forces in a disputed Himalayan border area, Indian officials say. The incident follows rising tensions, and is the first deadly clash in the border area in at least 45 …

China ready to help to countries hit by coronavirus

China ready to help to countries hit by coronavirus

The Chinese authorities are ready to provide effective assistance to the countries that were the hardest hit by the novel coronavirus, China's Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs Ma Zhaoxu said. "We are ready …

China urges not to create panic over coronavirus outbreak

China urges not to create panic over coronavirus outbreak

Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi urged the international community not to create panic over the coronavirus outbreak. "We understand the reasonable and necessary screening measures taken by …

China envoy compares coronavirus travel bans to Holocaust

China envoy compares coronavirus travel bans to Holocaust

China’s acting ambassador to Israel Dai Yuming apologized after comparing the closure of several national borders to Chinese citizens amid fears of coronavirus from China to the turning away of Jewish refugees during the Holocaust. …

Iran and China discuss JCPOA

Iran and China discuss JCPOA

Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araghchi held talks in Beijing with China's Deputy Foreign Ministry Ma Zhaoxu about the latest developments with regard to the JCPOA. They also discussed the …

China slaps sanctions on U.S. NGOs

China slaps sanctions on U.S. NGOs

China is introducing sanctions against a number of U.S. non-governmental organisations, including Human Rights Watch in retaliation for a U.S. bill banning the export of crowd control weapons to Hong Kong police and supporting demonstrators in …

Chinese Foreign Ministry voices position on INF Treaty

Chinese Foreign Ministry voices position on INF Treaty

Beijing is opposed to Washington withdrawing from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty and to the deal becoming multilateral, Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Ma Zhaoxu said at a press conference following …