If California Governor Jerry Brown were to meet President Xi Jinping and US President Barack Obama during their two-day meeting this week in Southern California, one thing the Golden State governor could proudly mention is his recent fruitful visit to China.
A descendant of General Joseph Stilwell (1883-1946), an esteemed US solider and an old friend of the Chinese people, returned to Beijing this week to recollect the late general's military career and his love for China.
The leaders of the world's two largest economies will look to develop relations as they discuss a wide range of high-stakes issues at a retreat in south California.
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President Xi Jinping arrived in California on Thursday for his upcoming meeting with US President Barack Obama on Friday and Saturday.
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