Yang Jiechi: U.S. to stop arms sales to Taiwan on China-US relations are crucial.
2011 in at 10:00 on March 7th, Fourth Session of Eleventh National People’s Great Hall on the third floor in the Golden Hall press conference, Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi on China’s foreign policy and external relations and foreign reporters to answer questions. The picture shows Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi. China Network Patrick Photography
first NPC meeting at 10:00 on March 7th floor in the Great Hall of the Golden Hall press conference, Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi on foreign policy and foreign relations A reporter asked.
[Reuters correspondent] Yang, Minister, I ask two simple questions. The first occurred last year, some friction in Sino-US relations, especially on U.S. arms sales to Taiwan, Sino-US relations more tense. How you look at the future of Sino-US relations? Especially if the U.S. arms sales to Taiwan that if the Chinese will react? Second, some foreign correspondents in an interview recently encountered some difficulties, and even a reporter was beaten, how do you look at this matter? Thank you.
[Yang] Of course, the United States on some issues there are differences or friction, which is an objective fact.
key is to respect each other properly. You just talked about the U.S. arms sales to Taiwan, we are firmly opposed to U.S. arms sales to Taiwan.
We urge the U.S. side to abide by the three Sino-US joint communiques and the “Joint Statement” of the principles and spirit, stop arms sales to Taiwan, take concrete actions to support the peaceful development of cross-strait relations, which maintain the United States The overall relationship is essential.