China, which considers Taiwan part of its territory, held military talks with the United States for the first time since 2021 on Monday and Tuesday, days before Taiwan's elections.
The country's representative said that the United States should take China's concerns seriously, adding that Beijing “will not make concessions or concessions on the Taiwan issue,” and called on the US side to respect the one-China principle, stop arming Taiwan, and not do so. Support Taiwan independence.
The US Department of Defense said in a statement that, in addition to the above, “China expressed its readiness to establish healthy and stable military relations with the United States on the basis of equality and respect.” CNN.
The relationship between Beijing and Washington will stabilize compared to the very tense relationship in 2023, and this is because they have intensified the dialogue, for example, in November, US President Joe Biden and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping met. In San Francisco. However, the Taiwan issue remains a source of conflict between the two sides.