National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan clarified the U.S. stance on relations with China on Thursday, stating that the country is not seeking to decouple its economy from China. During his speech at the Brookings Institution, he emphasized that the U.S. is not looking to cut off trade with the Asian superpower.
Sullivan Calls for China to Assist Indebted Countries
Sullivan urged China to take on a more constructive role in helping heavily indebted nations. He emphasized the importance of Beijing's cooperation in addressing global economic challenges and fostering international stability.
U.S. Tech Concerns and Continued Economic Ties with China
While expressing concerns over China potentially using American technology against the United States, Sullivan confirmed that Washington has no plans to sever economic ties with Beijing. The U.S. government aims to balance trade and technology relations with China while safeguarding its national interests.