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Wang Yi Holds Telephone Talks with Secretary of State John Kerry of US

2016/05/17

On May 16, 2016, Foreign Minister Wang Yi held telephone talks at request with Secretary of State John Kerry of the US.

Wang Yi expressed that China and the US will soon host a new round of China-US Strategic and Economic Dialogue as well as China-US High-level Consultation on People-to-People Exchange, and closely communicate and coordinate on preparations of the G20 Hangzhou Summit. It is hoped that the two sides can continue to focus on cooperation, and properly resolve disputes, so as to maintain a healthy and stable development momentum of China-US relations.

Wang Yi said it is hoped that the US can adhere to the One-China policy, abide by the three China-US Joint Communiqués, and properly deal with the Taiwan issue.

Wang Yi stated that China supports to comprehensively implement Resolution 2254 of the UN Security Council on the Syrian issue, and backs the efforts made by the international community in realizing a full ceasefire in Syria and resuming peace talks. China will continue to play a constructive role in the political settlement of the Syrian issue.

John Kerry expressed that the US pays high attention to developing relations with China. The US has not changed and will not change its stance on the Taiwan issue. It does not support "Taiwan independence". The US will maintain coordination with China on the Syrian issue as well as other issues.

Both sides agreed to continuously maintain communication, and properly handle maritime issues.

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