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Senior Chinese diplomat to meet with US national security advisor

This combo photo shows Yang Jiechi, a member of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, and Jake Sullivan, US National Security Advisor. (PHOTO / CHINA DAILY AND AFP)

BEIJING – Yang Jiechi, a member of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, will meet with US National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan in Zurich, Switzerland, a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson announced on Wednesday.

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Yang, also director of the Office of the Foreign Affairs Commission of the CPC Central Committee, will meet with Sullivan "according to the consensus reached by Chinese and US heads-of-state on Sept 10 in their phone call and as agreed upon by China and the United States," said Hua Chunying.

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"They will exchange views on China-US relations and relevant issues." Hua said.