US First Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman commented on the publications of a number of media about the preparations for a meeting between State Department Secretary Anthony Blinken and colleagues from China. She said that she had nothing to announce in this regard.
“As Secretary Blinken has repeatedly said, as he has said to Wang Yi, as we have all said to the PRC, we are open to dialogue when it is in our interests and when the conditions are right,” Ms. Sherman said at the briefing.
The preparations for the meeting were previously reported by sources Reuters and other media. According to them, negotiations can take place with the head of the office of the Foreign Affairs Commission of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China, a member of the Politburo Wang Yi at the Munich Security Conference, which will be held from February 17 to 19.
The meeting of the American and Chinese diplomats was supposed to take place on February 5-6, but it was canceled due to the discovery of a Chinese balloon in the US sky. The Pentagon believes that he was monitoring strategic facilities. Beijing claims it entered US airspace by accident and was intended for meteorological purposes.
About the detection of objects in American airspace – in the material “Kommersant” “Be it a parallelepiped. If he were a ball, a vigorous louse.