Major Xi-Obama meetings in past two years

Updated: 2014-11-12 17:31


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BEIJING - Chinese President Xi Jinping held talks with his US counterpart, Barack Obama, on Wednesday in Beijing. Following are major meetings between Xi and Obama in the past two years.

On June 7-8, 2013, Xi paid a state visit to the United States. He and Obama held two rounds of talks at the Annenberg Retreat at Sunnylands in California and reached a series of important consensus, including building a new model of major-country relationship.

On Sept. 6, 2013, Xi held bilateral talks with Obama on the sidelines of the eighth Group of 20 summit in St. Petersburg, Russia. Both sides reaffirmed their commitment to forging a new model of major-country relationship and agreed to deepen dialogue and cooperation while managing differences. They also agreed to seek more opportunities for bilateral cooperation and enhance communication and coordination in international and regional affairs.

On March 24, 2014, Xi met Obama on the sidelines of the Nuclear Security Summit in The Hague, the Netherlands. They agreed to maintain close contact and jointly push for a new model of major-country relationship. The two leaders also exchanged views on cooperation and expected results in major areas and agreed upon a series of arrangements on China-US exchanges and dialogues.