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American and Chinese officials came together for a two-day meeting to address the issue of fentanyl flow into the US. This meeting is seen as a sign of cooperation between the two countries amidst their contentious relationship.
The two-day meeting was the first for a new counternarcotics working group.
One of the main topics of discussion was fentanyl and its ingredients, many of which are made in China. The US wants China to do more to curb the export of these chemicals that are processed into fentanyl.
The US wants China to do more to curb the export of chemicals that it says are processed into fentanyl, largely in Mexico, before the final product is smuggled into the United States.