Secretary Pompeo’s Phone Call with Chinese Politburo Member Yang Jiechi

“Secretary Pompeo’s Phone Call with Chinese Politburo Member Yang Jiechi. United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo spoke by phone today with Member of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) and Director of the Office of the Foreign Affairs Commission of the CPC Central Committee Yang Jiechi.  Secretary Pompeo and Politburo Member Yang affirmed the importance of a constructive, results-oriented bilateral relationship.  The two sides also discussed global, regional, and bilateral issues of mutual concern.  The two sides agreed on the need to address the threat that North Korea poses to regional stability.  The Secretary and Politburo Member Yang also discussed preparations for senior-level U.S.-China engagements later this year.” Office of the Spokesperson, May 5, 2018