WASHINGTON, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo spoke by phone Saturday 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.
State Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert said in a statement that Pompeo and Yang “affirmed the importance of a constructive, results-oriented bilateral relationship.” Nauert added that 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,” she affirmed.
She noted that Pompeo and Yang also discussed preparations for senior-level US-China engagements later this year.
Source: Kuwait News Agency