Outcome list of Xi's state visit to US

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III. Asia-Pacific Affairs

40. The two sides had in-depth discussions on Asia-Pacific affairs. They recognized that China and the United States have broad common interests and face common challenges in the Asia-Pacific. The two sides agreed to deepen dialogue on Asia-Pacific affairs at various levels, endeavor to build a relationship of positive interaction and inclusive cooperation in the Asia-Pacific, and work with other countries in the region to promote peace, prosperity and stability in the Asia-Pacific.

41. China and the United States decided to maintain communication and cooperation with one another on Afghanistan to support peaceful reconstruction and economic development in Afghanistan, support an "Afghan-led, Afghan-owned" reconciliation process, and promote trilateral dialogue among China , the United States and Afghanistan.

Together with Afghanistan, China and the United States will co-chair a high-level event on Afghanistan's reconstruction and development on the margins of the UN General Assembly on September 26. This event will convene Afghanistan's neighbors and the international community to discuss the importance of continuing robust regional and international support for the Afghan government and regional economic cooperation. China and the United States jointly renew their call on the Taliban to enter into direct talks with the government of Afghanistan. China and the United States also noted their mutual interests in supporting peace, stability, and prosperity in neighboring countries of Afghanistan, and to working in partnership with these countries to promote peace and stability in Afghanistan and the region.

IV. International and Regional Issues

42. China and the United States stressed the importance of commemorating the 70th anniversary of the UN and reaffirming the commitment to the UN Charter. The two sides expressed support for the United Nations playing an important role in international affairs as the central multilateral organization, and explored effective ways to maintain international peace and security through the UN.

43. In recognition of the critical role UN and regional peacekeepers serve in maintaining international peace and security, China and the United States affirm to further increase their robust commitments to international peacekeeping efforts. The Chinese side appreciates the U.S. side' s holding of the Leaders' Summit on Peacekeeping, and welcomes the new contributions to be announced by the U.S. to support peace operations. The United States welcomes the new contributions to be announced by China to support UN peacekeeping efforts. China and United States recognize the need to deepen the partnership between the African Union and the United Nations in peace operations. Both sides look forward to an enhanced discussion with the African Union and other partners to further explore proposals to this end. Both sides agree to continue discussions to deepen cooperation on capacity building for troop- and police-contributing countries.

44. China and the United States signed a Memorandum of Understanding that establishes a framework for development cooperation to guide our future collaborative efforts. The MOU recognizes our shared objectives in ending extreme poverty and advancing global development through enhanced collaboration and communication under the principle of development raised, agreed, and led by recipient countries.

2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development: China and the United States are committed to advance sustainable and inclusive international development as laid out in the new 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, through expanded cooperation to end poverty and hunger and the promotion of inclusive economic growth, and protection of the environment. The two sides intend to communicate and cooperate in implementing the Agenda and to help other countries achieve common development goals.

Food Security: China and the United States decided to enhance cooperation on global food security. The two sides intend to enhance communication and coordination with the government of Timor Leste and share lessons learned in agricultural development and food security while exploring prospects for further cooperation. Separately, the two sides intend to explore opportunities to cooperate on climate smart agriculture to produce more and better food for growing populations, while building the resilience of smallholder farmers. Such efforts may include technical cooperation , such as on climate friendly irrigation and mechanization for smallholder farmers in Africa to advance our shared interest in addressing the impact of climate change and enhancing food security.

Public Health and Global Health Security: China and the United States decided to enhance concrete cooperation in public health and global health security, accelerating full implementation of the World Health Organization International Health Regulations and assisting at-risk countries to prevent, detect, and respond to infectious disease threats. The two sides intend to jointly work with the African Union and African Union Member States in the establishment of the Africa Center for Disease Control and Prevention, and collaborate with partner governments of countries in West Africa to strengthen national public health capacities in the wake of Ebola including strengthening the capacity of the cadres of public health and front line health workers. The two sides intend to enhance communication and exchanges regarding aid for health in West Africa. The two sides plan to continue to support and contribute to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.

Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Response: China and the United States decided to expand cooperation on humanitarian response to disasters. China and the U.S. plan to participate constructively in the May 2016 World Humanitarian Summit. The two sides plan to expand existing cooperation on disaster response through increased support to multilateral mechanisms, including the United Nations International Search and Rescue Advisory Group. The two sides intend to conduct capacity building cooperation for the post-earthquake reconstruction in Nepal through mechanisms that promote collaboration between the international community and the government of Nepal.

Multilateral Institutions: China and the United States intend to expand their collaboration with international institutions to tackle key global development challenges.

45. The United States supports China's presidency of the G-20 in 2016 and looks forward to working closely with China to promote strong, sustainable and balanced global growth. The two sides support the G-20's important role as the premier forum for strengthening international economic cooperation and coordination. The two sides are committed to working closely with other G-20 members

(1) to strengthen macroeconomic policy cooperation to address the shortfall in global aggregate demand and the slow and uneven global recovery by promoting pro-growth fiscal and monetary policies,

(2) to increase potential growth rates through structural reforms and innovation, support a strong G-20 trade and investment agenda, and promote international trade and investment as engines of global growth,

(3) to implement the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development,

(4) to enhance dialogue and cooperation on the policy framework for infrastructure lending, including on environmental standards,

(5) to phasing out inefficient fossil fuel subsidies by a date certain,and

(6) to strengthen cooperation to assist at-risk states to prevent, detect and respond to infectious disease threats.

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