China Salon VI held in the Embassy of China


On November 9, 2016, the 6th China Salon, co-sponored by the Embassy of the People's Republic of China in the U.S. and Clemson University, was held in the Embassy chancery. More than 150 alumni and students of Clemson University joined the event.

In her remarks during the reception , Minister Wu Xi said 44 years ago, leaders of the two countries made their historic decision to reopen the door of China-U.S. relations. With the continuous efforts of the two sides, the breadth and depth of the relationship are unprecedented. It has become one of the most important relationship in the world. In 2013, President Xi Jinping and President Obama reached important consensus on building a new model of major-country relationship that features non-conflict, non-confrontation, mutual respect and win-win cooperation. Since then, remarkable progress has been made. As President Xi said in his congratulation message to the U.S. President-elect Donald Trump, he looks forward to work together to expand our cooperation in all areas at bilateral, regional and global levels, and manage our differences in a constructive way, with a view to making even bigger progress in China-US relations from a new starting point and delivering greater benefit to the people of our two countries and beyond.

Minister Wu said, it will be of great importance, for both countries, enhance communications and deepen mutual trust. Over the years, the Embassy has done a lot in reaching out to American people from all circles. Through events like what we are having with Clemson University today, we hope we could contribute to better understanding and friendship among the Chinese and the American.


Minister Counselor Zhou Jingxing, Counselor Li Bin and Counselor Zheng Zhenhua from the Embassy gave presentations on the sixth plenum of the 18th Central Committee of CPC, China's economy, China's foreign policy and China-US relations. They also answered questions relating to the DPRK nuclear issue, belt and road initiative, the impact of U.S. election on China-U.S. relations, and etc.


Faculty and alumni of Clemson University, including President James Clements expressed appreciation to the Chinese Embassy for hosting the event. They said that the University gives high priority to the exchanges and cooperation with the Chinese education institutions. They value the opportunity to exchange views with Chinese diplomats face-to-face. Open and candid dialogues will definitely help them to have a better understanding of the importance of China-U.S. relationship.



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