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Vice-President Xi's trip to address 'trust deficit' with US

Updated: 2012-02-10 08:08
By Cheng Guangjin and Tan Yingzi ( China Daily)

Vice-President Xi's trip to address 'trust deficit' with US

BEIJING / DES MOINES, Iowa - Vice-President Xi Jinping's upcoming visit to the United States will provide a very important opportunity to enhance bilateral mutual trust, as a "trust deficit" exists that contrasts with booming bilateral ties, a top Chinese diplomat said on Thursday.

"The level of mutual trust between China and the US is lagging behind what is required for the further development of our bilateral relations," Deputy Foreign Minister Cui Tiankai told reporters at a briefing.

"Vice-President Xi's visit will present a very important opportunity to enhance mutual trust," he said.

Vice-President Xi's trip to address 'trust deficit' with US

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