27 June 2019
New Agency Reuters reported on 27 June, that the U.S. and China are aiming for a meeting on civil space matters this autumn.
David Turner, Deputy Director of the U.S. State Department Office of Space and Advanced Technology told Reuters: "We have reason to talk to China about being a responsible actor in outer space, regardless almost of anything that happens." Kevin O’Connell, Director of the Office of Space Commerce at the U.S. Commerce Department mentioned that it is in the interest of the U.S. to understand China's philosophy of commercial space activities.