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Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi speaks on the second day of the Munich Security Conference on Saturday.
Feb 21, 2024
China-Europe ties worsen on Ukraine and disputes over trade
Beijing’s support for Russia has been a sticking point in relations with Europe.
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi shake hands as they meet at the Munich Security Conference at the Bayerischer Hof Hotel in the southern German city on Friday.
Feb 17, 2024
U.S. and China agree to hold follow-up talks on North Korea and Mideast
The first meeting since October between the top U.S. and Chinese diplomats took place on the sidelines of a security conference in Munich.
The Galaxy Leader cargo ship is escorted by Houthi boats in the Red Sea in this photo released Nov. 20.
Jan 28, 2024
U.S.-China talks fall short in nudging Beijing toward Red Sea breakthrough
Top officials wrapped up two days of meetings on managing the rivals' relationship, but saw little progress on addressing the crisis in the waterway.
Foreign Minister Yoko Kamikawa, South Korean Foreign Minister Park Jin (center) and Chinese top diplomat Wang Yi pose for a photo ahead of trilateral talks in Busan, South Korea, on Sunday.
JAPAN / Politics
Nov 26, 2023
Japan, South Korea and China seek leaders' summit at 'earliest' time
The talks were seen as a steppingstone toward reviving the three-way summit, but progress on hammering out a specific date appeared elusive.
Foreign Minister Yoko Kamikawa shakes hands with her Chinese counterpart, Wang Yi, during bilateral talks in Busan, South Korea, on Saturday evening.
JAPAN / Politics
Nov 25, 2023
Japanese and Chinese top envoys eye more talks on Fukushima row
Foreign Minister Yoko Kamikawa met with China’s top diplomat, Wang Yi, on Saturday in Busan, South Korea, ahead of a trilateral summit.
Chinese leader Xi Jinping meets with U.S. President Joe Biden on the sidelines of the Group of 20 summit in Nusa Dua, on the Indonesian resort island of Bali, on Nov. 14, 2022.
Oct 29, 2023
U.S. and China agree to work toward Biden-Xi meeting next month
U.S. President Joe Biden emphasized the need to manage the U.S.-China rivalry "responsibly” during a rare meeting with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi.
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi and U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken arrive to speak to the press prior to meetings at the State Department in Washington on Thursday.
Oct 27, 2023
Top U.S. and China envoys seek 'in-depth' dialogue to stabilize ties
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi met U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken for talks that could pave the way for a meeting of the two countries' leaders.
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi speaks during an opening ceremony of a diplomatic symposium at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing on Tuesday.
Oct 24, 2023
China's top diplomat to visit U.S. ahead of possible Xi trip
Foreign Minister Wang Yi will be the highest-ranking Chinese official to travel to Washington in about five years.
U.S. national security adviser Jake Sullivan shakes hands with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi in Malta on Sunday.
Sep 18, 2023
Top Biden official and Chinese diplomat hold 'constructive' talks
The talks come ahead of an anticipated November meeting between U.S. President Joe Biden and Chinese leader Xi Jinping at an APEC summit.
Then-Chinese Foreign Minister Qin Gang holds a copy of China's constitution during a news conference at the National People's Congress in Beijing in March.
Jul 26, 2023
China ousts foreign minister as world grasps for clues as to why
There are still several questions over Qin Gang's fate and whether he will continue to serve in the government as a state councilor.
Qin Gang
Jul 25, 2023
Chinese Foreign Minister Qin Gang removed from office after one-month absence
The report did not give a reason for Qin's removal, but said President Xi Jinping signed a presidential order to enact the decision. Top diplomat Wang Yi will replace him.
Japan Times
Jul 18, 2023
Kerry says climate cooperation could help stabilize U.S.-China ties
U.S. climate envoy John Kerry said talks with top Chinese officials were a rare opportunity for the two sides to boost ties via cooperation on fighting climate change.
Japan Times
Jul 6, 2023
China's top diplomat criticizes Japan over Taiwan in talks with trade mission
In Beijing, Wang Yi told former House of Representatives Speaker Yohei Kono claims by some that a Taiwan contingency would be an emergency for Japan were "absurd and dangerous."
Japan Times
Jul 5, 2023
China's top diplomat urges Japan and South Korea to know their 'roots'
Wang Yi lashed out at Tokyo and Seoul for tilting toward Washington and called for strategic autonomy and trilateral cooperation among the Asian neighbors.
Japan Times
Jun 19, 2023
Blinken meets Xi as U.S. and China look to rein in soaring tensions
The U.S. secretary of state"s meeting with Xi came just hours after China’s top diplomat said Washington and Beijing must choose between “cooperation or conflict.”
Japan Times
Mar 29, 2023
Biden aide speaks with China counterpart as tension spikes
The previously unreported call took place before a stop in the U.S. by Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen en route to Central America, a trip that’s likely to further inflame Beijing’s ire.
Japan Times
Feb 22, 2023
Putin says Russia and China have reached ‘new milestones’ on cooperation
Cooperation between Russia and China is "very important for stabilizing the international situation,” Putin told Chinese State Councilor Wang Yi at talks in Moscow.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Feb 19, 2023
Japan conveys spy balloon concerns to China as two sides agree to security talks
Foreign Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi told Chinese foreign policy chief Wang Yi that a flying object from any country entering Japan"s airspace without permission would constitute an intrusion.
Japan Times
Feb 19, 2023
Top U.S. envoy warns China not to repeat 'irresponsible act' amid balloon spat
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken held "very direct and candid" talks with Wang Yi, China"s top diplomat, according to a senior State Department official.
Japan Times
Feb 4, 2023
Spy balloon threatens to deflate momentum toward improving China-U.S. ties
While some analysts said the U.S. decision to cancel high-level talks illustrated major hurdles in Sino-American ties, others said a chance for another meeting could come soon.


Hideo Shimoju points to a possible site that his fellow neighbors may relocate to. Such relocations have happened before, but not preemptively.
In disaster-prone Japan, some communities consider major moves