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Biden arrives in China for "full breadth of issues"

08-18-2011 08:02 BJT Special Report:US Vice President Joseph Biden visits China |

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Under the shadow of the US debt crisis and unease about arms sales to Taiwan, Biden is visiting China from Wednesday to next Monday.

Biden arrived in Beijing International Airport this evening. He was welcomed by Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi and the new US ambassador to China, Garry Locke. Later, he is to meet with Vice President Xi Jinping and top legislator Wu Bangguo. The visit is his first to China since he took up office in 2009.

The White House says Biden's trip aims to boost Chinese investors' confidence in the US economy. And during his stay, Biden will discuss with Chinese leaders the "full breadth of issues" in the US- China relationship.

US Vice president Joe Biden has arrived at Beijing International Airport. It is his first visit to China as vice president.

US Vice president Joe Biden has arrived at Beijing International Airport. It is his first visit to China as vice president.

US Vice president Joe Biden has arrived at Beijing International Airport. It is his first visit to China as vice president.

US Vice president Joe Biden has arrived at Beijing International Airport. It is his first visit to China as vice president.

Vice President of the United States Joseph Biden (C) receives
flowers upon his arrival in Beijing, capital of China,
on Aug. 17, 2011. (Xinhua/Huang Jingwen)

 

Biden's trip aims to boost China-US economic ties

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The trip comes after the US's loss of its top-tier triple A credit rating from Standard & Poor's. According to the White House, Biden's trip is aimed at boosting Chinese investors' confidence in the US economy. Full story >>

 

 

 

Biden to deliver keynote speech at Sichuan University

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According to the White House, during US Vice President Joe Biden's visit to China, he will stop in Chengdu, the capital city of southwest China's Sichuan province, where he will deliver a keynote speech at Sichuan University. Full story >>

 

 

Editor:Zhang Dan |Source: CNTV.CN

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