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Studio interview: New era of Sino-US ties

01-04-2011 08:45 BJT

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Sino-US relations experienced significant swings in 2010 as the two countries expressed major differences on a number of key issues. At a time when important global and regional problems require the leadership and cooperation of both countries, Beijing and Washington are getting closer again. Full Story>>

For more discussion on Yang Jiechi's visit to the US, we're joined in the studio by our current affairs commentator, Professor Fu Jun.

Q1: President Hu Jintao's visit to the US will highlight the importance of expanding cooperation between the two countries. Will the year 2011 mark a new era of bilateral ties, and if so, what? And what kind of new era will that be?

Q2: Some observers say recent high level exchanges between the two sides hint at the restoration of constructive bilateral ties. However, some of the thorny issues, such as arm sales to Taiwan and trade deficit for the US, remain to be tackled. Do you think these problems will be addressed during President Hu Jintao's visit?

Editor:Zhang Ning |Source: CNTV.CN

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