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Chinese leaders meet US Treasury Secretary

01-12-2012 16:17 BJT

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Vice President Xi Jinping and Vice Premier Li Keqiang has seperately met visiting US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner in Beijing. Closer coordination between the two countries on key international affairs and trade issues are the focus of their talks.

The US Treasury Department says Geithner intends to discuss Washington's continued coordination with international partners in the Asia-Pacific region to increase pressure on Iran, including sanctions targeting the county's central bank.

Vice President Xi Jinping has met visiting US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner in
Beijing.

During his two-day trip to Beijing, Geithner will also discuss policies to promote global economic growth and efforts to support a level playing field for global trade. Prior to talks with the Vice President, Geithner also met Vice Premier Li Keqiang.

Vice Premier Li Keqiang has met visiting US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner in Beijing.

Later, Premier Wen Jiabao held talks with visiting U.S. Treasury Secretary, Timothy Geithner.

Premier Wen said the international financial crisis is not a test of the China-U.S. relationship, but provides the two countries with an important opportunity for cooperation.

Premier Wen Jiabao held talks with visiting U.S. Treasury Secretary, Timothy Geithner.

 

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