US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is not expected to take a conciliatory approach when he meets China’s top diplomat Yang Jiechi. Photo: AFP US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is not expected to take a conciliatory approach when he meets China’s top diplomat Yang Jiechi. Photo: AFP
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is not expected to take a conciliatory approach when he meets China’s top diplomat Yang Jiechi. Photo: AFP

Hawaii talks a chance for Mike Pompeo and Yang Jiechi to ‘draw red lines in the sand’

  • Meeting of top diplomats on Wednesday comes as relations between Beijing and Washington are at their lowest point in decades
  • Observers are not optimistic there will be any real breakthroughs, but say it could help ‘avoid a sharp turn for the worse’

Topic |   Diplomacy
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is not expected to take a conciliatory approach when he meets China’s top diplomat Yang Jiechi. Photo: AFP US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is not expected to take a conciliatory approach when he meets China’s top diplomat Yang Jiechi. Photo: AFP
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is not expected to take a conciliatory approach when he meets China’s top diplomat Yang Jiechi. Photo: AFP
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