Top foreign policy official accuses U.S. of ‘wrong’ China policy

China’s top foreign policy official Wang Yi has accused the United States (U.S.) of having a wrong perception about China that led to a wrong policy towards the country.

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken is on the first visit by a top U.S. diplomat to China since 2018.

Wang said Blinken’s trip to Beijing came at a critical juncture in Sino-U.S. relations and it was necessary to make a choice between dialogue or confrontation, cooperation or conflict.

Wang said the U.S. must stop hyping the theory of a threat from China and must also lift illegal unilateral sanctions against China.

He also called for end to the “suppression of technological development’’ of its country. (dpa/NAN)