China tells U.S. common interests outweigh differences

Published: 10:00 PM, February 17, 2017
Updated: 12:00 AM, February 18, 2017

BEIJING - Common interests between China and the United States far outweigh their differences, China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi told U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in their first meeting on Friday.

Wang spoke to Tillerson on the sidelines of the G20 foreign ministers meeting in Bonn, Germany, according to the statement published by China's foreign ministry.

Wang also told Tillerson that China and the U.S. are jointly responsible for maintaining global stability, the statement said. REUTERS