Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met on the sidelines of the Asean regional forum in Bangkok. Photo: AFP

US has no desire to contain China, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo tells Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi in Bangkok

  • United States encourages people-to-people exchanges and hopes for smooth progress in trade talks, US official quoted as saying on sidelines of Asean forum
  • Nations must keep lines of communication open and look for more areas of cooperation, Wang says
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Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met on the sidelines of the Asean regional forum in Bangkok. Photo: AFP
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Lee Jeong-ho

Lee Jeong-ho

Lee Jeong-ho reports on China's diplomacy for the Post. He also covers East Asian security and defence stories. Before joining the Post he was with the South Korean Air Force and News1 Korea. He has a bachelor's degree in media and communications and Chinese studies from Sydney University and a master's of international studies in Chinese area studies from Seoul National University.