DCM & Minister Deng Hongbo Attends the Opening Reception of the Eighth Annual U.S. Foreign Policy Colloquium

On June 8 DCM & Minister Deng Hongbo attended the opening reception of the Eighth Annual U.S. Foreign Policy Colloquium at the Elliott School of International Affairs of George Washington University.

In his remarks Minister Deng conveyed best regards to all the Chinese students attending the colloquium on behalf of Ambassador Zhang Yesui and encouraged them to study hard and play an active role in enhancing mutual understanding and friendship between the Chinese and American peoples and building a cooperative partnership based on mutual respect and mutual benefit. He also commended the National Committee on US-China Relations (NCUSCR), which hosted the colloquium, for its relentless efforts over the years in promoting mutual understanding and friendly exchanges between the two peoples. Minister Deng later exchanged views on issues of mutual interest with the American participants and the Chinese students in a candid and cordial way.


Jeffery Bader, former senior director for East Asian Affairs of the National Security Council delivered a keynote speech entitled “The Obama Administration: How Asia Policy is Made”. Carla A. Hills, Chairwoman of NCUSCR, Stephen Orlins, President of NCUSCR, Jane Berris, Vice President of NCUSCR, Douglas Shaw, Associate Dean of Elliott School and representatives from four sponsors also spoke at the reception. 170 Chinese students now studying in the United States joined the party.


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