Today, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton addressed the U.S. Institute of Peace's U.S.-China Conference. This day-long conference, "The Week That Changed the World: President Nixon's Historic Trip to China and the Future of U.S.-China Relations," marked President Nixon's critical meetings with leaders of the People's Republic of China 40 years ago. Prior to Secretary Clinton's address, Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi delivered remarks via live video link from Beijing.
The conference, which is sponsored by the United States Institute of Peace and the Richard Nixon Foundation, in cooperation with the Kissinger Institute on China and the United States at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, examined the origins of the Nixon's trip, the current status of the bilateral relationship, and the outlook for the future. You can read more about the event on the U.S. Institute for Peace website.
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