The latest news and views about China
An international affairs analyst says China’s invitation for Iranian president to address the summit of the five emerging major economies, BRICS, is a signal that Beijing wants to have a different level of ties with Iran.
China’s ambassador to Tehran says US Secretary of State Antony Blinken’s remarks last month about Washington’s policies regarding Beijing is a new page in a series of lies, adding over the last two centuries, the US has only experienced 16 years in peace.
China's Foreign Ministry Spokesman says US sanctions against Russia have only put a dent in the languishing world economy.
China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi arrived in Kabul on Thursday, a Taliban official confirmed. It comes a week before Beijing hosts a meeting of Afghanistan's neighbours to explore ways of helping the country following the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan.
Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi held talks on Monday with Saudi Arabian Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud in Wuxi City of Jiangsu Province. The top diplomats discussed a range of issues, including the Iran nuclear deal and Yemen.
Media reports say Saudi Arabia has acquired the capability to produce ballistic missiles with help from China.
Presidents of the Unites States and China, Joe Biden and Xi Jinping, met virtually on Tuesday and discussed a range of issues including Iran. Beijing and Washington are at odds on several topics, including Tehran nuclear programme and the 2015 nuclear deal.
Beijing has called on Washington to “thoroughly correct its wrong policy of maximum pressure” against Tehran in order to bring the 2015 landmark agreement back on the right track. China has also welcomed Iran’s announcement of its return to the nuclear negotiations before the end of November.
The United States and other Western countries should lift sanctions on Afghanistan, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said. He made the remarks in an online speech on Wednesday to the second meeting of foreign ministers of Afghanistan's neighboring countries in Tehran.
Beijing has announced Taiwan is an inalienable part of China's territory and that Taiwan-related issues are purely China's internal affairs. The comment by the Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson comes in response to US President Joe Biden’s remark over quote defending Taiwan against Beijing.
US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin has reiterated Washington’s pledge to help Taiwan strengthen its defense, but says Washington remains committed to One China policy.
US President Joe Biden has expressed concern about a possible Chinese hypersonic missile test. China has refuted a recent report over a nuclear-capable hypersonic missile test. Beijing announced it was a “routine test” for reusable space rocket technology.
China has expressed concern about a collision between a nuclear submarine belonging to the United States Navy and an "unknown object" in the South China Sea. Beijing has once again stressed Washington is obligated to explain the incident in detail.
China has promised to organize a meeting between Taliban’s acting Foreign Minister Amir Khan Muttaqi and Wang Yi, top Chinese diplomat. The date and venue of the meeting is yet to be announced.
Beijing has refuted a recent report by The Financial Times which says China tested a nuclear-capable hypersonic missile in August. China says it was a "routine test" for reusable space rocket technology.
The Chinese military has lashed out at the United States and Canada for sending warships through the Taiwan Strait. Beijing says the North American nations were threatening peace and stability in the region.
China has rejected as irresponsible accusation by the US regarding Beijing military drills near the Island of Taiwan. A spokesperson for the Chinese foreign ministry has urged Washington to stop making such remarks on Taiwan issues.
China has called on the United States to end the wrong policy of maximum pressure on Iran and to remove entire illegal sanctions against Tehran.
Taiwan has ruled out the possibility of starting a war with China but stressed it will defend itself "full on" if attacked. Tensions between the two sides have escalated in recent weeks over a range of issues. China regards Taiwan as part of its own territory.