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China Looking Forward to 'Historic' Summiti
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June 06, 2013 8:20 PM
U.S. President Barack Obama and Chinese leader Xi Jinping’s informal summit this Friday and Saturday in California comes as concerns about cyber attacks and the question of how to deal with North Korea are among the issues testing ties. VOA’s Bill Ide reports from Beijing that, despite the challenges, expectations are high in China that the meeting will be a crucial if not historic moment for the two countries to put relations on a more stable footing.

China Looking Forward to 'Historic' Summit

Published June 06, 2013

U.S. President Barack Obama and Chinese leader Xi Jinping’s informal summit this Friday and Saturday in California comes as concerns about cyber attacks and the question of how to deal with North Korea are among the issues testing ties. VOA’s Bill Ide reports from Beijing that, despite the challenges, expectations are high in China that the meeting will be a crucial if not historic moment for the two countries to put relations on a more stable footing.


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