BEIJING, Aug.9 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Vice Premier Wang Qishan Monday pledged to further relations with the United States, stressing the importance of mutual understanding.
|Chinese Vice Premier Wang Qishan (R) meets with U.S. Senator Evan Bayh in Beijing, |
capital of China, Aug. 9, 2010. (Xinhua/Xie Huanchi)
Given their differences in history, culture and development stage, China and the United States should strengthen communication and understanding, Wang told Bayh, a Democrat from Indiana.
"Knowledge is the pre-condition for the understanding that promotes mutual trust," Wang said.
Expressing appreciation for China's efforts to overcome the international financial crisis, Bayh highlighted the importance of U.S.-China ties and proposed the two countries boost cooperation.