Chinese president Hu left US for Saudi Arabis
Updated: 2006-04-22 11:54
Chinese President Hu Jintao left New Haven, Connecticut, Friday afternoon
after a brief visit to Yale University.
Chinese President Hu
Jintao gestures to the audience at the beginning of his address during his
visit to Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut, April 21, 2006.
Yale University is the last stop
of President Hu's four-day U.S. trip, which has taken him to the U.S. capital of
Washington and Seattle, Washington state.
At Yale, Hu presented books to the school and delivered a speech.
In Washington, the Chinese president had talks with his counterpart George W.
Bush and met with senior U.S. officials on the Sino-U.S. relations and major
world and regional issues.
In Seattle, Hu met local officials and visited Microsoft and Boeing
The goal of Hu's U.S. visit was to enhance exchanges and mutual trust and
expand consensus and cooperation so as to jointly promote the Sino-US
constructive cooperative relations, according to the Chinese Foreign Ministry.
Hu will continue his five-nation tour, which will also take him to Saudi
Arabia, Morocco, Nigeria and Kenya.