Chinese State Councilor Dai Bingguo said Friday that the issue of human rights should neither be a hindrance for state-to-state relations, nor be used as an excuse to interfere in the domestic affairs of other nations.
The fourth round of the China-US Strategic and Economic Dialogue (S&ED) began on Thursday in Beijing with the Chinese president, Hu Jintao stressing that China and the United States should build new ties and warning that a downturn in relations would constitute a serious threat to the world.
The third meeting of the U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue (SED) was held in Washington, DC, May 9-10, 2011.
The second joint meeting of the U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue took place in Beijing May 24-25, 2010.
The first joint meeting of the U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue was be held in Washington, D.C. from July 27-28, 2009.
Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner and Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, as special representatives of President Obama, and Vice Premier Wang Qishan and State Councilor Dai Bingguo, as special representatives of President Hu, co-chair the Dialogue, which includes Strategic and Economic tracks and takes place annually in alternating capitals.
The Secretary of State, appointed by the President with the advice and consent of the Senate, is the President's chief foreign affairs adviser. The Secretary carries out the President's foreign policies through the State Department and the Foreign Service of the United States. On January 21, 2009, Hillary Rodham Clinton was sworn in as the 67th Secretary of State of the United States.
Timothy Franz Geithner is an American economist, central banker, and civil servant. He is the 75th and current United States Secretary of the Treasury, serving under President Barack Obama. He was previously the president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.
Wang Qishan is a politician in the People's Republic of China who currently serves as the Vice-Premier in charge of economic, energy and financial affairs under premier Wen Jiabao. He was elected Vice-Premier in March 2008.
Dai Bingguo is a Chinese professional diplomat. Since 2008, Dai has emerged as one of the foremost and highest-ranking figures of Chinese foreign policy in the Chinese government.
BEIJING, May 2 (Xinhua) -- It is informed here Wednesday that Chen Guangcheng, a native from Yinan County of eastern China's Shandong Province, entered the U.S. Embassy in Beijing in late April and left of his own volition after staying there for six days.
China demands the U.S to apologize for a Chinese citizen's entering the U.S. Embassy in Beijing, Chinese Foreign Ministry said here Wednesday.
Perhaps, it is a rare and “unusually bold move” by the Philippines, amongst all its overt and covert actions to wrest the oil-rich islets in the South China Sea from China, that Manila is right now launching a multilayered campaign against China, with the standoff entering escalating off the Huangyan Island.