Secretary of State Antony Blinken of the United States and Foreign Minister Wang Yi of China met in Italy, where the G20 Summit = the summit of 20 major countries is being held.

It is believed that the US and Chinese foreign ministers have met face-to-face since March, and that opinions have been exchanged for an online summit meeting scheduled for the end of the year.

The meeting between Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Foreign Minister Wang Yi took place in Rome, Italy, where the G20 summit is being held, on the morning of the 31st, around 4:30 pm Japan time.

Sino-US relations have been chilling since the Biden administration was inaugurated in January, and the foreign ministers of both countries will meet face-to-face in March in Alaska, USA. Since then.

Between the two countries, China is increasing pressure on Taiwan, including the entry of a large number of fighters into the air defense identification zone set by Taiwan, while the United States is showing a willingness to increase its involvement in Taiwan.

On the other hand, the two countries held a telephone summit meeting last month and held high-level talks in Switzerland on the 6th of this month. I would like to repeat this.

The content of the talks has not been clarified, but it seems that opinions were exchanged on Taiwan and human rights issues toward the online talks between the leaders of the United States and China, who have agreed in principle to hold the talks by the end of the year. increase.