After Bill Gates and Elon Musk, US official Anthony Blinken's trip to China joins roster of recent high-profile visits
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken is in Beijing for talks, becoming the first high-ranking American diplomat to visit China in five years. Recently, Bill Gates, Elon Musk, JPMorgan's Jamie Dimon and Starbucks' Laxman Narasimhan have also visited China and met with President Xi Jinping.
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, who became the first high-ranking American diplomat to visit China in the past five years, commenced his meetings in Beijing on Sunday. However, the bilateral ties between the two nations remain strained, and the prospects for significant progress on the extensive array of disputes between the world's two largest economies appear bleak.