THE HAGUE, March 24 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping met here Monday with his U.S. counterpart, Barack Obama, ahead of a nuclear security summit.
It is the first meeting between the two presidents this year.
Xi to meet 5 countries' leaders in Netherlands
BEIJING, March 20 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping will have meetings with leaders from five countries later this month on the sidelines of the Nuclear Security Summit (NSS) in the Netherlands, said Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei on Thursday.
The global summit, the third of its kind since 2010, will be held in the Hague from March 24 to 25. Full story
Backgrounder: Nuclear Security Summit
BEIJING, March 24 (Xinhua) -- The Nuclear Security Summit (NSS) is a world forum aimed at advocating nuclear security and preventing nuclear terrorism around the globe.
Against the background that insecure elements have existed and nuclear materials and technology are at the risk of being abused, U.S. President Barack Obama hosted the first NSS in 2010 in Washington D.C. after revealing in Prague his ambitious goal of a world without nuclear weapons in April 2009. Full story