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Clinton gives debt reassurance

07-25-2011 18:20 BJT

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US Secretary of State Hilary Clinton has reassured Asian nations that the impasse over the US debt ceiling will be solved.

She also said the country's long-term fiscal outlook will improve. During a speech to business leaders in Hong Kong Monday, Clinton said balancing the global economic order required changes from both the US, and Asia. Clinton arrived in Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Sunday night, and is due to visit the Chinese mainland city of Shenzhen, before flying back to the US.

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (3rd L) meets with Hong Kong's Democratic
Party Chairman Albert Ho (3rd R) , Vice Chairman of the Liberal Party Tommy Cheung
(R), Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong Starry Lee and
Civic Party member Audrey Eu (2nd R) in Hong Kong July 25, 2011. REUTERS/Pool

Editor:Zou Xian |Source: CNTV.CN

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