U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson welcomed the top Chinese diplomat, Yang Jiechi to Washington, D.C. this week in a show of diplomacy.
The two discussed a wide range of issues including tensions on the Korean peninsula. Both reiterated a commitment to the U.S.-China relationship.
- Qinduo Xu is a political analyst for China Radio International.
- Afshin Molavi is a senior fellow in foreign policy at Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies.
- Jenny Town is assistant director of the U.S.-Korea Institute at SAIS and managing editor of “38 North,” a web journal dedicated to analysis of the DPRK.
- Jee Lee is a media consultant and founder of CryptoCoree, a consulting firm.
At the Winter Olympic ceremony, in PyeongChang, the Korean team marched united under a joint flag.
CGTN’s Jack Barton reports on the impact this “Olympics Diplomacy” might play on the Korean peninsula.
Secretary Tillerson and #China's State Councilor Yang Jiechi reaffirmed @POTUS and President Xi’s commitment to keep up pressure on #NorthKorea, discussed the need to achieve a fair economic relationship and cooperate to stem the flow of deadly narcotics. https://t.co/O50NZMxhsF pic.twitter.com/sG5XFE8PFr
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