Tillerson meets with Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi
00:31, Mar 1, 2017
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White House chief strategist Steve Bannon, National Security Advisor Herbert Raymond McMaster and Vice President Mike Pence were also present during the meeting.
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson (L) and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi talk before a meeting on the sidelines of a G20 summit at the World Conference Center in Bonn, western Germany, February 17, 2017.
In the report of state news agency Xinhua on Sunday, they quoted the announcement made by foreign ministry spokesman Lu Kang regarding Yang's USA visit.
The White House announced on February 27 that China's top diplomat met U.S. President Donald Trump briefly on the same day.
Yang's visit followed a phone call between Yang and U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson last week, during which the two affirmed the importance of a constructive U.S.
During Yang's tour, China and USA will have exchanges on trade, security and worldwide issues, on which Trump may take policies different from the Obama administration, according to Jia.
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At the top of the agenda will be the arrangements for a meeting between Mr Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping, a researcher at the China Institute of International Studies told Xinhua.
Emphasizing on the recent conversation between Trump and President Xi, Yang said China was eager to improve its ties with the U.S.at all levels and increase coordination and cooperation with the country on several issues by following through on the spirit of the phone conversation and upholding the principles of non-conflict, non-confrontation, mutual respect and win-win cooperation.
The spokesman added, "This was an opportunity to begin that conversation and talk to them on shared interests of national security". He upped the ante by suggesting he might recognise Taiwan's sovereignty unless China was willing to negotiate more favourable trade terms with the US.
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