Blinken meets with Chinese Wang Yi, all eyes on the possible meeting with Xi Jinping

Beijing CNN — US Secretary of State Antony Blinken met with China’s top diplomats on the final day of a high-level visit to Beijing aimed at stabilizing ties. All eyes are on if Washington’s envoy will meet Chinese leader Xi Jinping later in the day. With world powers increasingly at odds, there is widespread international … Read more

On a trip to China, Blinken speaks to Chinese people about cases of illegally detained Americans

File: Mark Swidan has been imprisoned in China since 2016. Photo provided by the Swidan family Mark Swidan, a 48-year-old businessman from Texas, is on death row in China and has been behind bars since 2012 on fabricated charges. As Secretary of State Antony Blinken departs Friday night for the largest diplomatic visit to China … Read more