Major consensus reached at Xi-Trump summit

Source: Xinhua| 2017-11-09 21:22:57|Editor: Liangyu
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BEIJING, Nov. 9 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping and visiting U.S. President Donald Trump have reached extensive and important consensus on the development of China-U.S. relations, Vice Foreign Minister Zheng Zeguang said Thursday.

The following highlights the major consensus about what the two sides should do.

-- Have broad common interests and important responsibility for protecting world peace, stability and prosperity

-- Display the strategic and leading role of head-of-state diplomacy in developing bilateral relations

-- Continue close contact through telephone conversations, letters, meetings and exchange views on major issues of common concern in a timely manner

-- Give full play to the four high-level dialogue platforms: the diplomatic and security dialogue, the comprehensive economic dialogue, the law enforcement and cybersecurity dialogue, and the social and people-to-people dialogue

-- Enhance macro-policy coordination concerning fiscal, monetary and exchange rate policy; keep communication and coordination on domestic structural reform and global economic governance

-- Step up communication on increasing imports from the United States and review policy of foreign investment involving national security concerns

-- Substantially ease market access to China's financial markets such as banking, securities and funds, and insurance industries, in accordance with China's timetable and roadmap

-- Reduce tariffs on automobiles gradually and properly by the Chinese side

-- Reinforce exchanges and dialogues at various levels between the two militaries

-- Strengthen cooperation in combating cybercrime and protecting the Internet

-- Prevent each other from becoming a paradise for fugitives

-- Make positive achievements in repatriating illegal immigrants

-- Enhance law enforcement cooperation on drug control and the spread of new psychoactive substances

-- Strengthen protection of people and agencies in the other country

-- Stick to the one-China policy

-- Enroll more students from each other

-- Welcome the extension of China-U.S. Agreement on Cooperation in Science and Technology

-- Cooperate on the prevention and treatment of AIDS, emerging and reemerging infectious diseases

-- Dedicate to promoting peace, stability and prosperity in the Asia-Pacific region

-- Safeguard international nuclear non-proliferation regime; promote complete, verifiable, irreversible denuclearization on the Korean Peninsula; not to accept the nuclear status of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea

-- Expand cooperation on fighting terrorism on a two-way and mutually beneficial basis

-- Offer assistance to Iraq

-- Stand by the "Afghan-owned and Afghan-led" way to realize the peaceful reconstruction of Afghanistan

-- Cooperate in nuclear safety, crack down on nuclear smuggling, and fight nuclear terrorism