The below is attributable to Spokesperson Matthew Miller:
Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman spoke today with PRC Appointed Ambassador to the United States Xie Feng.
The Deputy Secretary and the Appointed Ambassador discussed key priorities in the bilateral relationship and a range of global and regional issues.
Following Secretary Blinken’s June 18-19 trip to Beijing, Deputy Secretary Sherman reiterated in today’s call the importance of maintaining open channels of communication across the full range of issues. She noted that the United States would continue to use diplomacy to raise areas of concern as well as areas of potential cooperation where our interests align.