Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Zhang Yesui (4th R) and visiting U.S. Deputy Secretary of State William Burns (4th L) co-chair the inter-sessional meeting of the China-U.S. Strategic Security Dialogue in Beijing, capital of China, Jan. 23, 2014. (Xinhua)
BEIJING, Jan. 23 (Xinhua) -- Senior diplomats from China and the United States on Thursday discussed strategic security issues in Beijing.
Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Zhang Yesui and visiting U.S. Deputy Secretary of State William Burns co-chaired the inter-sessional meeting of the China-U.S. Strategic Security Dialogue.
The two sides exchanged views in a candid, practical and constructive atmosphere on issues of common concern such as strategic security and comprehensive security.
The two sides agreed to continue to push forward the China-U.S. Strategic Security Dialogue so as to consolidate mutual trust between the two countries.
Burns arrived in Beijing on Tuesday on the second leg of his three-nation tour after a stop in the Republic of Korea. He will travel to Japan later on Thursday.