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The United States will continue to be present in the South China sea, said Esper

The United States will continue to be present in the South China sea, to send aircraft carriers to exercise, and no one can stop it, said the Minister of defense mark Esper.

The US aircraft carriers "Nimitz" and "Ronald Reagan" July 17, resumed its exercises in the South China sea.

China has opposed the tripartite talks on arms control

China opposes trilateral talks on arms control, the US knows it, said at a briefing the official representative of the Chinese foreign Ministry Zhao Lijiang.

Earlier, the state Department announced that the U.S. welcomes China willingness to negotiate on arms control and invited the Chinese delegation to the talks with Russia in Vienna on this issue. He noted that the United States also recommend China as soon as possible to meet with Russia to consider further steps for tripartite talks on arms control.

China will retaliate for the imposition of US sanctions over Xinjiang

China will take countermeasures in response to the introduction of sanctions by Washington against the Department of public security of China in Xinjiang, said at a briefing on Friday, foreign Ministry spokesman of China, Zhao Lijiang.

According to him, "China has decided to impose retaliatory measures against citizens and organizations in the United States for misconduct in relation to issues concerning Xinjiang."

China urged the U.S. to respond to Russia's proposals on extending the start-3

China urges U.S. to respond to the proposals of the Russian Federation on extension of the Treaty on the reduction of strategic offensive arms (start-3), said at a briefing on Friday, foreign Ministry spokesman of China, Zhao Lijiang.

"We urge the U.S. to respond to Russia's call for the extension of the start-3 Treaty and further reduce their considerable nuclear Arsenal to create the conditions for the participation of other nuclear-weapon States in negotiations on nuclear disarmament", - said the diplomat.

India and China will hold a new round of consultations on border issues

China and India will hold a new round of consultations on border issues, as well as meeting military commanders, said Thursday the official representative of the Chinese foreign Ministry Zhao Lijiang.

When to hold talks, he said.

China appreciated the position of Australia in Hong Kong

China reserves the right to take appropriate action in connection with the announced Australia's measures in respect of Hong Kong because of the national security act, said Thursday the official representative of the Chinese foreign Ministry Zhao Lijiang.

Earlier, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said that Australia suspends extradition agreements with Hong Kong after the entry into force of the law on national security. According to the statement of Morrison, the decision on suspension of the agreement with Hong Kong due to the fact that this law "represents a fundamental change of circumstances". In addition, Australia has provided the opportunity for students, work from Hong Kong who are currently in Australia to stay for another five years and apply for a permit for permanent residence.

Beijing urged the U.S. to stop putting pressure on Chinese companies

China urges US to discard prejudices and stop using the state machinery to exert pressure on Chinese companies, said at a briefing on Wednesday the official representative of the Chinese foreign Ministry Zhao Lijiang.

Previously, the Agency Bloomberg reported that the President of the United States Donald trump has confirmed that Washington is considering to ban the work on the territory of the country Chinese apps TikTok.

Chinese foreign Ministry criticized the U.S. decision to withdraw from the who

China believes that the US decision to withdraw from who undermines efforts to combat the epidemic of the coronavirus, Beijing called on the international community to strengthen support for the world organization, said at a briefing on Wednesday the official representative of the Chinese foreign Ministry Zhao Lijiang.

On Tuesday, the US notified the UN Secretary-General on withdrawal from the who, the decision will come into force on 6 July 2021.

China will introduce visa restrictions for citizens of the USA because of Tibet

China has decided to impose visa restrictions on U.S. citizens in response to similar actions of Washington against the officials of China because of the situation in Tibet, said at a briefing on Wednesday the official representative of the Chinese foreign Ministry Zhao Lijiang.

Earlier, Secretary of state Mike Pompeo said that the U.S. imposed visa restrictions against the officials of China who are involved in the restriction of entry of foreigners to the Tibetan Autonomous region of China. According to him, Beijing continues to "systematically impede travel in the Tibetan Autonomous region and other Tibetan areas of American diplomats and other officials, journalists and tourists, while PRC officials and other citizens have much greater access to the United States."

The foreign Ministry of China Pompeo called a "politician"

The official representative of the Chinese foreign Ministry Zhao Lijiang stated that "won't waste time" to comment on statements by US Secretary of state Mike Pompeo about the situation in Hong Kong.

Pompeo previously accused the Chinese authorities in imposing censorship in Hong Kong "Orwellian". According to Pompeo, "local authorities in the spirit of Orwell's Central government has created the office of national security, began to remove books critical of the CCP, from library shelves, banned political slogans and now require schools to censor. He added that so far Hong Kong has prospered, because there's "allow free thinking and freedom of speech at the independent rule of law."

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