Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Secretary Hillary Clinton and Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner to host U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialouge meeting

The U.S. Departments of Treasury and State announced yesterday that Secretary Hillary Clinton and Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner will be hosting the first joint meeting of the U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue. This will be held in Washington, D.C. from July 27-28, 2009.
The Dialogue will focus on addressing the challenges and opportunities that both countries face on a wide range of bilateral, regional and global areas of immediate and long-term strategic and economic interests. This first meeting of the Dialogue will also set the stage for intensive, ongoing and future bilateral cooperative mechanisms.

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner will be joined for the Dialogue by their respective Chinese Co-Chairs, State Councilor Dai Bingguo and Vice Premier Wang Qishan.

The schedule of press events will include but are not limited to an opening session on Monday, July 27 and a joint U.S.-China press conference on Tuesday, July 28.

State is reporting that more details will be available soon, so don't forget to check back!

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