The statement was made by Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi during an online meeting with US Foreign Relations Council (CFR) officials on the evening of April 23.
The Hoan Cau Times quoted Foreign Minister Vuong Nghi as telling CFR officials that the US government is applying a policy of “competition, cooperation and confrontation” with China to determine the relationship between the two countries, and this caused the diplomacy of the two countries to go astray.
|Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi during an online meeting on the evening of April 23. Photo: Sohu|
According to Wang, China has no intention of competing with the US, because what it values is to constantly rise and be self-reliant and resilient. If confrontation is focused, both countries will ‘lose’, and this should not become the direction of US policy toward China.
Foreign Minister Vuong emphasized that only cooperation is the right way and meets the common expectations of the people of the two countries of America and China. And to achieve that, the two sides’ officials need to strengthen dialogue, cooperate deeply in many fields, narrow the disagreement and avoid falling into a confrontation situation.
These statements were made by Foreign Minister Vuong Nghi in the context of recent US-China relations that arose a series of contradictions such as the origin of the Covid-19 epidemic, and the drastic military actions of China States in several waters around the country, as well as the administration of US President Joe Biden increasingly intervene in many of Beijing’s internal affairs.
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