Search ForexCrunch

US  Secretary of State Antony Blinken talked down the prospects of improving American-Sino ties in a CNN interview on Sunday.

Key quotes

“There are clearly increasingly adversarial aspects to the relationship, there are certainly competitive ones.”

“There were also areas of cooperation between the two countries.”

These come  after China sanctioned two US religious rights officials and a Canadian lawmaker in a dispute over Beijing’s human rights abuses in the Xinjiang province.