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WASHINGTON (AP) - Vice President Joe Biden said Wednesday that China's rise is good but its theft of U.S intellectual property must stop as the global powers began annual talks to build cooperation and hash out deep-seated differences.
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The gathering took place a month after the U.S. and Chinese presidents' summit in California that tried to set a positive tone in relations but also made clear Washington's growing anxiety about Chinese cybertheft.
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"We both will benefit from an open, secure, reliable Internet. Outright cyber-enabling theft that U.S. companies are experiencing now must be viewed as out of bounds and needs to stop," Biden said in his opening remarks at the State Department.
He cited the "emerging and continuing growth of the Chinese economy" as good news, with Beijing's rise "good for America and the world." Yet such progress, Biden said, "comes with some new international responsibilities."
Heavyweight delegations from the two sides also planned to discuss barriers to U.S. trade and investment in China, the nuclear program of Chinese ally North Korea and other ...