“In a blunt opening statement before the talks in private, Mr Blinken said the US would ‘discuss our deep concerns with actions by China, including in Xinjiang, Hong Kong, Taiwan, cyber attacks on the United States, economic coercion of our allies. Each of these actions threaten the rules-based order that maintains global stability.” China had similar words for the US. US and China trade angry words at high-level Alaska talks.

+ CNN: Beijing’s crackdown in Xinjiang has separated thousands of children from their parents.