Chinese analysts on Sunday hailed the latest China-U.S. commitment to build a new type of relationship between big powers that features engagement and cooperation over conflict and confrontation.
At a seminar on China-U.S. relations on Sunday, head of the Institute of International Studies Qu Xing said, "The debut summit between the two presidents set the tone for China-U.S. relations over the next four to ten years."
The summit refers to the two days of talks between Chinese President Xi Jinping and U.S. President Barack Obama in California, during which both presidents increased mutual trust, reached consensus on an array of issues and mapped out a blueprint for China-U.S. ties.
The summit, including two talks, one walk and one dinner, is the first face-to-face meeting between the presidents of China and the United States since the two countries completed their latest leadership transitions.
During the summit, Xi summarized the concept of a new type of relations between the two nations in three phrases -- "no conflict and no confrontation," "mutual respect" and "cooperation toward win-win results."
In an effort to promote mutual understanding and trust, Xi and Obama agreed to boost dialogue and communication at all levels.
Xi invited Obama to visit China. The Chinese defense and foreign ministers will visit the United States in the future. The China-U.S. Strategic and Economic Dialogue is scheduled to be held in July in Washingt...