OCTOBER 27, 2023
National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan met today with People’s Republic of China Director of the Office of the Foreign Affairs Commission and Foreign Minister Wang Yi in Washington, D.C.
National Security Advisor Sullivan and Director Wang had candid, constructive, and substantive discussions on key issues in the U.S.-China bilateral relationship, the Israel-Hamas conflict, Russia’s war against Ukraine, and cross-Strait issues, among other topics.
National Security Advisor Sullivan discussed concerns over China’s dangerous and unlawful actions in the South China Sea. He raised the importance of peace and stability across the Taiwan Strait.
The two sides reaffirmed their desire to maintain this strategic channel of communication and to pursue additional high-level diplomacy, including working together towards a meeting between President Biden and President Xi Jinping in San Francisco in November.
National Security Advisor Sullivan expressed his condolences on the passing of former Premier Li Keqiang.