Yang Jiechi and Mike Pompeo shake hands following their press conference in Washington. Photo: AFP

US isn’t following cold war or containment policy towards China, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo insists

  • Senior diplomats and defence officials spell out differences on issues such as South China Sea, Taiwan and human rights but stress need to continue cooperation
  • Washington talks intended to prevent tensions escalating further before Trump-Xi meeting in Argentina at the end of the month
Topic |   US-China relations

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Yang Jiechi and Mike Pompeo shake hands following their press conference in Washington. Photo: AFP
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