China's top diplomat Yang Jiechi says China, US must boost strategic communication

Mr Yang Jiechi made the comments during a meeting with representatives of a US organisation.
Mr Yang Jiechi made the comments during a meeting with representatives of a US organisation.PHOTO: AFP

BEIJING (REUTERS) - China's top diplomat, Mr Yang Jiechi, said that Beijing and Washington must increase strategic communication and work together based on the consensus reached by the two countries' heads of state, China's official Xinhua News Agency reported.

The report, dated Tuesday (Dec 3), said Mr Yang made the comments during a meeting with representatives of a US organisation.

Mr Yang also reiterated China's stance on Hong Kong, the report said.