China and the US on Wednesday held their third round of
strategic dialogue in Beijing at the Chinese Foreign Ministry
"We hope the dialogue will produce positive results," Vice
Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi said in his opening address.
"The US and China have very important relationship," US
Undersecretary of State Nicholas Burns said.
"The relationship focuses on bilateral issues that motivate us
from day to day, and we also have other issues… (Because) together
we have responsibility for global peace and global security," Burns
Yang and Burns co-chaired the one-day closed-door dialogue.
Foreign Minister Li Zhaoxing and Vice Foreign Minister Dai
Bingguo also met with Burns later on Wednesday afternoon.
Two previous rounds of China-US strategic dialogues were held in
August and December last year.
(Xinhua News Agency November 8, 2006)