BOSTON, Oct. 18 (Xinhua) -- Chinese State Councillor Yang Jiechi said
here Saturday that China is willing to work with the United States to
make proper preparations for the upcoming visit to China by U.S.
President Barack Obama so that it can yield positive results.
Yang made the remarks during his talks with U.S. Secretary of State
John Kerry, during which they exchanged views in depth on the
construction of a new model of major-country relationship as well as
regional and international issues of mutual concern.
The discussions focused on the preparations for the visit to China in
early November by Obama, while attending the informal leadership
meeting of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) to be held in
Beijing in November.
Yang saluted "new and positive progress" that has been made in
various aspects of the China-U.S. ties since last year's summit held by
Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping at the Annenberg Estate in
California, where the two leaders reached an important consensus on
seeking to build a new model of major-country relationship featuring
non-conflict and non-confrontation, mutual respect and win-win