Beijing -- China and the United States will hold their fourth round of
strategic dialogue in Washington from June 20 to 21, Chinese Foreign Ministry
spokesman Qin Gang announced here Tuesday.
Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Dai Bingguo and US Deputy Secretary of State
John Negroponte will co-chair the dialogue, Qin said.
This dialogue mechanism, which is built in accordance with the consensus
reached by Chinese and US state leaders, is an important platform for the two
countries to communicate on strategic and political level, the spokesman said.
He said both sides will have an in-depth exchange of views on major issues
concerning China-US relations on the basis of previous three rounds of dialogue.