US deputy secretary of state Wendy Sherman will hold talks with top Chinese diplomats in Tianjin, China, on Monday. Photo: EPA-EFE US deputy secretary of state Wendy Sherman will hold talks with top Chinese diplomats in Tianjin, China, on Monday. Photo: EPA-EFE
US deputy secretary of state Wendy Sherman will hold talks with top Chinese diplomats in Tianjin, China, on Monday. Photo: EPA-EFE

In upcoming talks, US diplomat Wendy Sherman to seek ‘guardrails’ with China to manage competition and avoid conflict

  • US sees the meetings in Tianjin as an opportunity to set parameters for the relationship at large
  • ‘Stiff and sustained competition’ is embraced as long as playing field is even, US officials say

Topic |   US-China relations
US deputy secretary of state Wendy Sherman will hold talks with top Chinese diplomats in Tianjin, China, on Monday. Photo: EPA-EFE US deputy secretary of state Wendy Sherman will hold talks with top Chinese diplomats in Tianjin, China, on Monday. Photo: EPA-EFE
US deputy secretary of state Wendy Sherman will hold talks with top Chinese diplomats in Tianjin, China, on Monday. Photo: EPA-EFE
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