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Washington [US]April 19 (ANI): US Secretary of State Wendy Sherman will be in Brussels this week to attend a high-level meeting with EU partners to discuss global concerns, including issues related to China, Foreign Ministry spokesman Ned Price said on Monday (local time).
“Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman traveled to Brussels. She will be there from April 19 to April 22. She is due for the third high-level meeting of the US-EU dialogue on China,” Price said in a press briefing.
The US-EU dialogue on China will take place on Thursday, Price said.
According to him, Sherman will then have consultations with European allies and partners on Friday on issues surrounding the Indo-Pacific region.
While in Brussels, Sherman will also continue to work closely with NATO and EU partners on the Ukraine conflict, he added, according to Sputnik.
Aside from that, Price said the United States will continue to closely monitor the level of support China can show to Russia with respect to Ukraine.
“We will continue to keep a close eye, a close eye on the level of support China (People’s Republic of China) shows towards Russia,” Price said during a press briefing.
The Foreign Ministry spokesman added that it will have strong consequences for China if it supplies weapons or supplies to Russia for its operation in Ukraine, or if it helps Moscow evade Western sanctions. (ANI)