Deputy Secretary Negroponte (Jan. 8): Today, instead of living in isolation from each other, we are interdependent. Our combined economic strength makes it essential that we work closely to meet the many international challenges that we face together in the 21st Century." Full Statement
|Deputy Secretary Negroponte traveled to Beijing on January 7 to meet with Chinese officials and attend events in commemoration of the thirtieth anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties between the United States and the People’s Republic of China.
Due to events in the Middle East, Secretary Rice was not able to travel to Beijing, China, as she had expected.
Remarks by Deputy Secretary Negroponte
--01/08/09 Remarks at the American Chamber of Commerce in China Breakfast
--01/08/09 30th Anniversary of the Establishment of Diplomatic Relations With China
Deputy Secretary Negroponte in China