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BEIJING (Reuters) – The failure of this week’s US-China meeting to build strategic trust has led Beijing and Washington to improve crisis management regimes, a scholar and military adviser. China’s high said at a Beijing forum on Saturday.
After a fiery start, US and Chinese officials concluded on Friday what Washington called “tough and direct” talks in Alaska, which has deepened the depth of tension between the two economies. the world’s largest economy from the beginning of the Biden administration.
“Now, we cannot depend on strategic trust, as shown by the ongoing Anchorage meeting, to avoid a crisis, we must improve our crisis management regime,” said General Yao Yunzhu. , including updating the code of conduct at close meetings, ”said General Yao Yunzhu.
Yao is the honorary director of the Sino-US Center for Defense Relations at the Military Science Academy, an official consulting organization for the People’s Liberation Army.
Speaking at the China Development Forum in front of an international audience of business and policy leaders, she also said that both countries should agree on a broader concept of strategic stability compared to others. What the United States and the Soviet Union had during the Cold War, which was inherently based on the ability to destroy each other with nuclear weapons.
China and the United States should also work together to set standards on whether to use emerging technologies like space, cyberspace, and artificial intelligence, or how to use them for the military. , Yao said.
Excluding each other from this standards-setting process, she warns, will lead to ‘serious consequences’.
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