Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi meets his French counterpart Jean-Yves Le Drian in Beijing last year. Wang on Tuesday implored France and other countries not to side with the US as relations with Washington grow increasingly hostile. Photo: XinhuaChinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi meets his French counterpart Jean-Yves Le Drian in Beijing last year. Wang on Tuesday implored France and other countries not to side with the US as relations with Washington grow increasingly hostile. Photo: Xinhua
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi meets his French counterpart Jean-Yves Le Drian in Beijing last year. Wang on Tuesday implored France and other countries not to side with the US as relations with Washington grow increasingly hostile. Photo: Xinhua

China’s foreign minister calls on other nations to resist taking sides with US and to prevent a new cold war

  • In a phone call with his French counterpart, Wang Yi said Beijing was striving to keep relations with the US stable
  • He cites the Vienna Convention while addressing dramatic consulate closures in Houston and Chengdu
Topic |   China-EU relations
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi meets his French counterpart Jean-Yves Le Drian in Beijing last year. Wang on Tuesday implored France and other countries not to side with the US as relations with Washington grow increasingly hostile. Photo: XinhuaChinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi meets his French counterpart Jean-Yves Le Drian in Beijing last year. Wang on Tuesday implored France and other countries not to side with the US as relations with Washington grow increasingly hostile. Photo: Xinhua
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi meets his French counterpart Jean-Yves Le Drian in Beijing last year. Wang on Tuesday implored France and other countries not to side with the US as relations with Washington grow increasingly hostile. Photo: Xinhua
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