Yang Jiechi (centre) and Wang Yi (left) led the Chinese delegation in Anchorage, Alaska. Photo: AFP Yang Jiechi (centre) and Wang Yi (left) led the Chinese delegation in Anchorage, Alaska. Photo: AFP
Yang Jiechi (centre) and Wang Yi (left) led the Chinese delegation in Anchorage, Alaska. Photo: AFP

Alaska summit: China and US far apart on hot-button issues but agree to set up climate change group as talks end

  • China’s top diplomat calls the discussions at the Alaska summit ‘direct, frank and constructive’ but also vows to ‘safeguard our national sovereignty’
  • Topics meeting with resistance were Xinjiang, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Tibet and China’s actions in cyberspace, according to US secretary of state

Topic |   US-China relations
Yang Jiechi (centre) and Wang Yi (left) led the Chinese delegation in Anchorage, Alaska. Photo: AFP Yang Jiechi (centre) and Wang Yi (left) led the Chinese delegation in Anchorage, Alaska. Photo: AFP
Yang Jiechi (centre) and Wang Yi (left) led the Chinese delegation in Anchorage, Alaska. Photo: AFP
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