(From China Daily)
President Xi Jinping called for a joint effort with the United States to manage disagreements and handle sensitive issues, during an annual high-level discussion opened on Monday.
“It’s inevitable that the two countries have disagreements… Even in a family, there are various disputes,” Xi said. “The key is that we should not use disputes as an excuse for confrontational attitude.”
Xi was speaking at the open ceremony of the eighth round of US-China Strategic and Economic Dialogues, in the Diaoyutai State guesthouse in Beijing.
More than 400 United States delegates, including about 10 ministers, are attending the two-day dialogue. Launched in 2009, it has become an important communication platform between the two countries. Read More