Establishment of diplomatic relation
In the 1970s, China and the United States reopened their doors to each other. On December 16, 1978, the governments of two countries simultaneously announced the Joint Communiqué on the Establishment of Diplomatic Relations Between the People's Republic of China and the United States of America. On January 1, 1979, the two nations officially established diplomatic relation at ambassadorial level.
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· Chairman Mao Zedong met with American friend Mr. Snow on Tian'anmen rostrum in 1970
· Vice Premier Deng Xiaoping hosted a banquet to welcome visiting US President Gerald Ford and his wife
· Premier Zhou Enlai met with Dr. Kissinger in 1971
Signing Sino-US Communiqué of Shanghai · Signing Sino-US Communiqué of Shanghai
Carter: Formalizing US-China ties my 'crowning achievement'
Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter said in Wuhan on Thursday that the crowning achievement of his life was the formal establishment of Sino-U.S. relations by his administration 30 years ago.
· Photo exhibition marks 30 years of Sino-US ties
· China-US relations most dynamic, influential bilateral ties
· Hu holds phone talks with Obama over ties
· Geithner vows to deepen US-China economic ties
· Photo exhibition on China-US relations opens at Nixon Library
· China, US share increasing responsibilities
Opinion and Analysis >>
Since US President George W. Bush ends his tenure in the Oval Office in a few days, it is necessary to review of the diplomatic legacy he leaves behind for Sino-US relations.
· Old friends from US, we'll never forget you
· Joint efforts needed to keep Sino-US ties on track
· Will Obama's China policy be a step forward?
· Moving toward a reconciliation of civilizations
· US recovery and China's growth go together
· US official stresses one-China stance
China-US relations have made tremendous progress over the past 30 years and have reached a new point with the historic Obama victory in the US presidential election. What is your opinion on the 30-year-history and future prospects of Sino-US relations? Share your views with us. Comment is free!
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China and US agree a prosperous Sino-US relationship
· China and US agree a prosperous Sino-US relationship
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