Senior Chinese official calls for timely communication between China, US to avoid misjudgment

Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi (left) and US Secretary of State Blinken. (File photo: CGTN)

BEIJING, Feb. 4 (Xinhua) -- China and the United States need to stay their course in maintaining timely communication, avoiding misjudgment and managing differences in the face of a chance occurrence, Wang Yi, director of the Office of the Foreign Affairs Commission of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, said on Friday night.

Wang, also a member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee, made the remarks during a phone conversation with U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken.

The two sides communicated with each other on how to deal with a chance occurrence in a calm and professional manner.

As a responsible country, China always strictly abides by international law and will not accept any groundless speculation or hype, Wang stressed.