Hong Kong

En esta fotografía proporcionada por el Departamento de Estado de Estados Unidos, la secretaria de Estado, Wendy Sherman (izquierda) y el ministro de Relaciones Exteriores de China, Wang Yi, se sientan juntos en Tianjín, China. (Departamento de Estado de Estados Unidos vía AP)

China makes demands of U.S. at bilateral talks

Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman is in Asia as part of a State Department trip to meet with leaders there. During a meeting in China with Chinese officials on Monday, she told her counterpart the U.S. is concerned about recent actions taken by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). Among the concerning actions are the continued detention of U.S. and Canadian journalists.

Chinese President Xi Jinping, right, shakes hands with then U.S. Vice President Joe Biden as they pose for photos at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. (AP Photo/Lintao Zhang, Pool, File)

China warns Biden not to ‘interfere’ with Hong Kong

Communist China has added pressure on Joe Biden by warning against U.S. support for the freedom and democracy of Hong Kong. On Tuesday, Beijing released a statement on Tuesday, which urged the U.S. not to interfere with what it referred to as China’s internal affairs.