Wendy Sherman will meet with Chinese officials, including Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi.
First Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman will visit China on July 25-26. This is stated in a statement issued on Wednesday by the United States State Department.
Sherman will visit the city of Tianjin and “meet with Chinese officials, including a member of the State Council, Foreign Minister Wang Yi,” the report says. “These conversations will be part of the US efforts aimed at conducting frank negotiations with Chinese officials in order to promote American interests and values<…>,” the Foreign Ministry noted. “The First Deputy Secretary of State will discuss areas where we have serious concerns about the actions of the PRC and where our interests coincide.”
On July 27, the first US Deputy Secretary of State will visit Oman. Sherman plans to hold talks with Deputy Foreign Minister Sheikh Khalifa al-Haris and “discuss issues of promoting peace and security in the region, including a common commitment to strengthening US-Omani bilateral relations.”