Esper said that amid tensions between the two countries, the two militaries should maintain dialogue and consultation to manage crises, avoid misjudgment and reduce risks. Enditem
As COVID-19 takes its toll on the global economy, China and the United States should stop attempts at decoupling and advance the relationship through cooperation, and live up to their responsibility for the world, said Wang.
Noting the current pandemic situation in the Philippines, the Chinese Embassy has been donating cash and medical supplies to Philippine medical institutions to help healthcare workers and frontliners fight the pandemic.
Data from both Skyworks and Qualcomm were also quoted as examples. "More than 60 percent of smart phones sold in China now incorporate 5G technology. Qualcomm's shares, too, are close to an all-time high," it said.
The expert said Trump is trying to use the strategic battle with China as an electoral card to seek reelection in November's presidential elections.
Scowcroft, 95, who had served as U.S. national security adviser under former Presidents Gerald R. Ford and George Bush, died on Thursday of natural causes at his home in Falls Church, Virginia. Enditem
Washington, with its questionable policies and deeds, is losing support globally and has been reprimanded by various UN bodies quite a few times.
President Xi Jinping had called for building a community with a shared future for mankind. Wang said the aim of this major initiative is to rise above differences in system, abandon the zero-sum mentality, and find a common goal for all countries, nationalities and civilizations.
The two major countries in the world, which share extensive common interests, stand to gain from cooperation and lose from confrontation, they said.
He said the Chinese side is ready to enter into candid, effective consultation with the U.S. side and make cool-headed and sensible response to the impulsive moves and anxiety of the U.S. side.
Richard Haass, president of the Council on Foreign Relations, wrote in an opinion published by The Washington Post that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo delivered a blistering speech about China.