Category: Yang Jiechi

Jake Sullivan Raises Concerns About North Korea With China

National security adviser Jake Sullivan met with China’s top diplomat Yang Jiechi on Monday and raised concerns about Beijing’s recent veto at the United Nations against a Washington-led push to impose additional sanctions on North Korea. The U.S. government has been warning that North Korea could conduct its first nuclear test since 2017 at any…


CCP Exploiting Ukraine War to Achieve Its Strategic Ambitions: Analyst

News Analysis The Chinese regime claims it supports peace talks between Russia and Ukraine. However, it repeats Moscow’s words, criticizes the United States without verifying the facts, and hasn’t prompted Russia to stop the war. “China’s position on opposing sanctions [on Russia] is clear,” China’s Foreign Affairs Ministry’s (MFA) spokesperson Zhao Lijian said at a…


Self-Labeled as Neutral, China Keeps Slandering US on Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine

News Analysis The Chinese regime claims it supports peace talks between Russia and Ukraine. However, it repeats Moscow’s words,  criticizes the United States without verifying the facts, and hasn’t prompted Russia to stop the war. “China’s position on opposing sanctions [on Russia] is clear,” China’s Foreign Affairs Ministry’s (MFA) spokesperson Zhao Lijian said at a…


China Showing No Signs of Ending Support for Russia After ‘Intense’ Talks With US

News Analysis China’s state-run media is signaling that Beijing will continue to side with Russia over the war in Ukraine, after seven hours of “intense” talks between U.S. national security advisor Jake Sullivan and Chinese diplomat Yang Jiechi in Rome on March 14. The two sides discussed a number of issues, including Taiwan and North…


National Security Adviser Sullivan Will Meet Chinese Envoy in Europe

President Joe Biden’s national security adviser Jake Sullivan will meet China’s top diplomat Yang Jiechi this week, the White House announced on Oct. 5. The meeting will take place in Zurich, one of the stops on Sullivan’s trip to Europe that will also take him to Brussels and Paris. The announcement did not specify which…


China’s Alaska Ambush of the Biden Administration, in Context

Commentary In his new book, “The China Nightmare: The Grand Ambitions of a Decaying State,” scholar Daniel Blumenthal makes a telling point about the Chinese dictatorship’s operational and strategic decisions: “China is not just driven by its own assessment of its strengths and weaknesses; it carefully calculates Washington’s power and will before acting.” Blumenthal specifically…


‘Do Not Let Chinese Propagandists Take Advantage of You’: Former Adviser on Lessons From US–China Meeting

Beijing’s delegation came to Alaska to “score a cheap propaganda” while trying to divert international attention away from the Chinese regime’s abuses, the China adviser to former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says. Last week, Secretary of State Antony Blinken and White House national security adviser Jake Sullivan held a two-day meeting in Anchorage, hosting…


Chinese Media Spin US-China Spat in Alaska as Diplomatic Win for Beijing

China’s state-controlled media are on the offensive after top Biden officials and their Chinese counterparts clashed during their first in-person talks in Alaska. The two-day meeting, covering an array of issues that have strained relations between the two countries, got off to a rocky start on March 18, with the Chinese officials reacting angrily to…


Expert: Beijing Falls Short of Expectations After Alaska Talks

The first high-level meeting between the Biden administration and Beijing came to an end in Alaska on March 19, with the Chinese regime leaving the talks in limbo over two issues, according to a Chinese affairs expert. The two-day talks in Anchorage ended without a joint statement from both sides. The U.S. delegation, lead by…


Beijing Falls Short of Expectations After Alaska Talks: Chinese Affairs Expert

The first high-level meeting between the Biden administration and Beijing came to an end in Alaska on March 19, with the Chinese regime leaving the talks in limbo over two issues, according to a Chinese affairs expert. The two-day talks in Anchorage ended without a joint statement from both sides. The U.S. delegation, lead by…