Chinese Premier Li Keqiang (R) meets with US Vice President Joe Biden in Beijing, capital of China, Dec. 5, 2013. (Xinhua/Huang Jingwen)
Xi Jinping holds talks with U.S. vice president
BEIJING, Dec. 4 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping held talks with U.S. Vice President Joe Biden Wednesday in Beijing.
At the beginning of their talks, Xi expressed hope that Biden's visit would further strengthen trust, exchanges and cooperation between the two countries. Full story
Chinese VP meets with Biden
BEIJING, Dec. 4 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Vice President Li Yuanchao met with his U.S. counterpart Joe Biden in Beijing on Wednesday, pledging to enhance high-level strategic communication and avoid conflict and confrontation.
During the meeting, Li said Chinese President Xi Jinping and U.S. President Barrack Obama reached important consensus on the building of a new model of major-country relations in June.Full story
U.S. vice president kicks off Asia visit
WASHINGTON, Dec. 1 (Xinhua) -- U.S. Vice President Joseph Biden on Sunday embarked on a week-long visit toJapan, China and the Republic of Korea, in the administration's latest effort to rebalance toward Asia.
"In each country, the vice president will meet with key leaders to discuss a full range of bilateral, regional and global issues," theWhite Housesaid in a statement, as Biden left the Andrews Air Force Base outside Washington for Tokyo.Full story
News Analysis: Seoul sees Biden's China trip for its stance in ADIZ conflict
SEOUL, Dec. 5 (Xinhua) -- After holding talks with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, U.S. Vice President Joseph Biden said in Tokyo, the first leg of his week-long trip to East Asia, Tuesday that China and Japan should set up a bilateral "crisis management mechanism" to prevent current tensions from escalating further.
Biden said Washington's priority lied at easing tensions in the region. He fell short of publicly calling for China's immediate withdrawal of its air defense identification zone (ADIZ), which Japan had hoped the visiting U.S. official could mention during the joint press conference. Full story