Today: Sunday, 26 May 2024 year

The White House declared the importance of maintaining military contacts with China.

The White House declared the importance of maintaining military contacts with China.

The United States considers it important to maintain military channels of interaction with China to ensure stability, said National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan.

“We consider it important to have military cooperation to ensure stability,” he said.
Sullivan also expressed regret over the Chinese Defense Department’s refusal to “take calls” from Pentagon chief Lloyd Austin.


Tensions between Washington and Beijing escalated after then House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s August 2022 trip to Taiwan. China protested against this visit, and soon after its completion began large-scale military exercises in the waters of the island.