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Stable ties benefit both China and US

Stable ties benefit both China and US

Premier of China Li Keqiang met with a delegation from the US Congress on Nov 1 in Beijing. It was headed by Senator Lamar Alexander, and composed of members of the Senate and the House of Representatives, Caspian Energy News ( reports with reference to the press statement of the State Council of the People’s Republic of China.

Premier Li said that the China-US relationship has been maintaining its development despite twists and turns since it was established nearly 40 years ago. A healthy and stable relationship is in line with the interests of the two countries, so both sides should make joint efforts in driving it along the right track, on the basis of important consensuses reached by the two heads of state. “I hope you members of the Congress could play positive roles in this area,” he added.

As to conflicts involved in the process of economic and trade cooperation, Premier Li suggested both sides to control and solve problems through dialogues and negotiations, with respect for each other’s interests and concerns.

According to the US Congress members, China is a great country and despite competition between the two countries, they are not opponents. As common interests far outweigh the differences, common prosperity will be achieved through further cooperation.

For issues in economy and trade, the two sides should settle them through fair consultation on an equal footing, and imposing tariffs is not the right solution, they added, vowing to play a constructive role in boosting bilateral ties and enhancing mutual understanding and cooperation between the two countries.

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Person in charge of the newsline: Olga Nagiyeva 

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