by Jiang Xufeng and Fu Shuangqi
ICross China - 2014-11-10
BEIJING, Nov. 10 (Xinhua) -- After two years of absence, U.S. President
Barack Obama arrived in Beijing Monday morning for the upcoming
Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Economic Leaders' Meeting.
Besides the meeting, he will pay a state visit to China, the first since his re-election.
China has welcomed his presence. Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei
told media that China hopes for positive results from his visit and is
willing to work with the United States to build a new type of relations
between major countries.
The upcoming meeting between President Xi Jinping and Obama is
expected to set a tone for the bilateral relations not only in near
future but also the long run.
The world is closely watching, whether the largest developed and
developing countries, also the world's first and second largest
economies, can figure out a solution to stabilize their relations and
manage their differences, for their standoff may lead to collateral