Tue, January 13, 2009

30th anniversary of Sino-U.S. diplomatic relations

Seminar held for 30th anniversary of China-U.S. ties

The Seminar In Commemoration of The 30th Anniversary of The Establishment of Diplomatic Relations Between China And The United States is open in Beijing, capital of China, Jan. 12, 2009. Full story

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Sino-U.S. relations in pictures

On Oct. 1, 1970, Chairman Mao Zedong invites American writer Edgar Snow to the National Day celebration on the Tian'anmen rostrum.

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Sino-U.S. relations in pictures

2009-01-07 10:17:42 GMT Xinhua English On Oct. 1, 1970, Chairman Mao Zedong invites American writer Edgar Snow to the National Day celebration on the Tian'anmen rostrum, sending a signal to the United States that China is willing to improve relations with the United States. On Dec. 18, Mao Zedong asked Snow to pass the message to Washington that President Richard Nixon would be welcome to Beijing for talks.

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