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couracs while the Two leading global powers remain on a number of topics, human rights to trade through the technology and takeover of Beijing in Hong Kong, this meeting on Chinese soil is the first for a senior official of diplomacy American since the arrival of Joe Biden at the White House at the beginning of the year.
The fault of the Americans ... The first visit toof a high official of the American diplomacy of the era Biden gave rise on Monday to a rule in rule of Beijing against Washington. Wendy Sherman, number two of the US state department, arrived on Sunday in the big city in Tianjin (northern China), where she must talk to the Chinese Minister of Foreign Affairs. A first for both countries.
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The press was not invited Monday morning to attend the meeting between Wendy Sherman and the Chinese Deputy Foreign Minister Xie Feng. But according to the words released by Chinese diplomacy, Mr. Xie has accused Americans to be entirely responsible for the deterioration of the links between the two Pacific giants."Imaginary enemy"
Relationships are "in a dead end" and Washington must stop "demonizing" Beijing, he launched. "Basically, it's because the Americans see China as an imaginary enemy," he added, exhortingto "change the state of erroneous mind and dangerous politics".
Since its arrival at the White House, Joe Biden has hardly changed the policy of his predecessor towards China, Including the trade sanctions imposed by Donald Trump on Chinese products. He also endeavored to convince America's allies to join a common forehead of democracies in front of China perceived as more and more authoritarian and aggressive.
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This policy is strongly contested by the Chinese regime, which had already delivered to a war war during the first face-to-face of the era Biden between diplomats of the two countries in March in Anchorage (Alaska).
The Biden administration summed up his Chinese strategy by a triptych confrontation-competition-cooperation, leaving himself a margin of maneuver to chat with Beijing "where it is possible", especially on the climate. But this hope faced Monday for an end to do not receive.
The Chinese people sees in the American strategy "an incorrectly disguised attempt to curb China and repress it," Harmelé M. Xie to his interlocutor. "The focus is on (by Washington) on confrontation, while cooperation is only opportunism and competition a trap," he said.
So far, only the American emissary for the climate John Kerry had returned to China in April. Last week, he called the Chinese authorities to demonstrate "leadership" in the face of climate crisis and quickly reduce their greenhouse gas emissions. The answer was quick: "Cooperation between China and the United States in specific areas is closely linked to the overall health of Sino-American relations," retorted a spokesman for Chinese diplomacy.
The American part had not communicated Monday at the end of the morning on the content of Ms Sherman's remarks in Tianjin. His visit occurs after stages in Japan and South Korea, the United States allies, as well as in Mongolia, whose relations with Washington have recently improved. The Deputy Secretary of State had to evoke "the topics on which we have serious concerns about China's behavior, but also the topics on which our interests converge, last week said the state department.
"We are in favor of a fierce competition, but we want it to be fair and especially that it does not turn to the conflict," pleaded a spokesman for American diplomacy.
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