|Chinese State Councilor meets former U.S. Secretary of State(06/30/09)|
BEIJING, June 29 (Xinhua) -- Chinese State Councilor Liu Yandong met here Monday with Henry Kissinger, the former U.S. secretary of state.
Liu highlighted the robust growth of the China-U.S. ties since the two forged diplomatic relations 30 years ago, noting that the bilateral relations scored a good beginning and maintains positive momentum since the Obama administration took office.
China is committed to work with the United States to further promote the bilateral dialogue and cooperation at various levels and in national development, education, science and technology and culture, Liu said.
Echoing on Liu's views, Kissinger defined relations between the United States and China as one of the most important bilateral relations in the world, saying that the two nations play vital roles in promoting world prosperity and safeguarding the international peace and stability.
Kissinger was here at the invitation of the Chinese People's Institute of Foreign Affairs.