The U.S. and China pledged Saturday to overcome mistrust, manage their differences and cooperate on key issues like combatting terrorism and the spread of the Ebola virus as President Barack Obama prepares to travel to the Chinese capital next month.
Both leaders stressed their desire for a “multipolar” world that would dilute Washington’s influence — though they did not mention the U.S. in their comments.
China’s new leader Xi Jinping pledged a cleaner, more efficient government Sunday as the country’s ceremonial legislature wrapped up a pivotal session that installed the latest generation of communist leaders in a once-a-decade transfer of power.
The White House called Monday for “serious steps” by China to stop cybertheft, which it described as intolerable to the international community.
China’s Vice President Xi Jinping’s visit to Washington’s power centers is boosting his international profile but offering little insight into the man destined to rule the world’s most populous nation.
President Barack Obama assured China’s heir apparent to leadership that the United States welcomes Beijing’s rise in the world, saying Tuesday that strong cooperation between the two powers is good for the rest of the world.
China’s likely future leader Xi Jinping made his first visit to the White House Tuesday and said he wanted to continue building a cooperative relationship with the United States.
Park Police have detained 3 men, after catching them attempting to hang a “Free Tibet” banner from the Arlington Memorial Bridge.