Sunday, December 21, 2014   

Xi tells Kerry Beijing-US can work out differences
(02-14 16:36)

President Xi Jinping told visiting US Secretary of State John Kerry in Beijing today that China will work to handle differences properly.
He reiterated China's commitment to a new model of Sino-US relations.
Xi welcome Kerry at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, Xinhua reported.
“China is firmly committed to building a new model of China-U.S. relationship together with the U.S. side, and will continue to enhance dialogue, boost mutual trust and cooperation and properly handle differences in the new year so as to forge ahead with the lasting and healthy development of the ties," Xi told Kerry.
Calling the Year of the Horse “a joyful and hopefully auspicious time for all of us," Kerry said the two countries are celebrating the 35th anniversary of the establishment of bilateral ties.
He said taking an updated approach to the relationship between great powers is "very important" for the United States as well.
He also called on the two sides to strengthen concrete co-operation, control disputes and give more impetus for the development of ties.
With regard to climate change, Xi stressed that China is attaching great importance to environment protection.
“It is not at others' demand but our own will. We have already taken many measures and will do more in the future," Xi said.
The two sides also discussed the situation on the Korean Peninsula, with Xi setting forth China's stance.
Kerry arrived in Beijing from Seoul earlier today on a two-day visit.

   
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