Clinton said the U.S. has no intention involved in the dispute over sovereignty of the South China Sea (Figure)
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Morning News reporter Xu Huifen
Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi and U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton 22 in the ASEAN Regional Forum Foreign Ministers’ series of bilateral talks held during the day is undoubtedly the most One of the talks concern. The meeting time again and change the main topic of bilateral meetings, including the South China Sea and the North Korean nuclear issue has attracted a large number of media coverage.
U.S. media said the atmosphere of the talks “friendly”
the U.S. President Barack Obama has just met with the Dalai Lama, has aroused strong protests from China, so It is generally concerned about whether the United States foreign ministers’ meeting will be “tense” scenes, but, according to the Associated Press reported, the day the atmosphere of the talks described as “friendly.”
Xinhua News Agency reported that Yang Jiechi met with U.S. leaders again met with the Dalai Lama again on the Chinese side expressed the solemn position. Yang Jiechi said that China hopes the U.S. side to abide by the three Sino-US joint communiques and the joint statement established by the principles, especially mutual respect, equality, noninterference in each other’s internal affairs and other important principles, properly handle major sensitive issues, to ensure that China-US relations healthy and stable development.
Clinton said earlier this year after President Hu Jintao visited the United States and held in the United States and China-US strategic economic dialogue are very successful, she hopes the two sides will exchange views on some sensitive topics. She said the United States about Tibet, Taiwan and other sensitive issues, would like to reaffirm one-China policy and respects China’s sovereignty and territorial integrity of the consistent position.
reputation of the South China Sea dispute does not hold positions
South China Sea issue, Yang said China and ASEAN countries have just passed the implementation of the “Declaration on Conduct of Parties in the South China Sea.” Action Guidelines, to promote the pragmatic cooperation paved the way for the South China Sea, but also proves that China and ASEAN countries have the ability and wisdom to resolve the dispute. Yang pointed out that freedom of navigation and security of the South China Sea is not under threat, China has always committed to maintaining freedom of navigation and security of the South China Sea.
Hillary for China and ASEAN countries embarked appreciated the close cooperation and to implement the “Declaration” agreed the text pointers welcome.
Xinhua News Agency reported that Hillary Clinton said in the talks, the United States understand the highly complex problem of the South China Sea, the South China Sea dispute over sovereignty does not hold the position, which involved no intention, no intention to become an issue between China and the U.S.. U.S. support for measures to help ease the situation.
and Agence France-Presse quoted the same day the Chinese delegation spokesman as saying, the day China-US bilateral talks Foreign Minister, Yang Jiechi to Hillary clearly expressed the hope that the United States respects China’s territorial integrity.
The spokesman said that China has raised its concerns, namely, respect China’s sovereignty and territorial integrity is very important. “I think the U.S. side understands the sensitivity of these things, they agreed to further dialogue and enhance mutual understanding.”
Hillary still strongly worded speech
Although the 21 foreign ministers of China and the U.S. climate talks “friendly”, but AFP reported that Hillary will be 23 speech that the United States in the South China Sea has “strategic interests”, a move that may anger China.
Hillary, accompanied by Foreign Minister participated in the ASEAN Regional Forum series will be an official said Clinton will be the forum for the United States and South China Sea on the importance of global trade “very detailed instructions.”
official said Clinton will highlight the South China Sea, “freedom of navigation, flow of legitimate commerce and the maintenance of peace and stability” of importance.
Earlier, the British “Financial Times” has reported that Hillary Clinton will be held in Bali, Indonesia, the ASEAN meeting, re-called, in the South China Sea issue, it is necessary to develop a code of conduct. Published last year, Hillary Clinton’s remarks about the South China Sea caused by China’s dissatisfaction. The Hillary Clinton if the South China Sea at the ASEAN meeting on the issue of position, no doubt will again test the Sino-US relations.(edit: SN049)
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