Bloomberg reports that U.S. and Chinese diplomats are expected to talk during the upcoming G20 summit.
Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian said at a regular briefing Wednesday in Beijing he didn’t have any information on the matter to offer. The U.S. Embassy in Beijing didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment.
Let’s not kid ourselves here: These conversations will not lead to any breakthroughs. The divisions between the sides are deep. Saying that, talking is always better than finger pointing.
Perhaps the U.S. will be inspired to agree to (even low-level) conversations with Iran. Then again…