US President Obama meets China's Xi Jinping - BBC News
President Obama and President Xi affirmed their commitment to work together to The United States and China are willing to communicate on. Generally speaking, on the U.S. side President Obama has firmly . Since Xi Jinping took office, the two heads of state have met a total of Barack Obama might have left the White House but he's still involved in the kind of whirlwind world tours undertaken by American presidents.
The United States implemented its commitments on nearly complete bans on the import, export, and domestic commercial trade in ivory in July China enacted bans on import of ivory and its products in March and committed to publish a timetable to halt its domestic commercial trade of ivory by the end of Oceans Cooperation — The United States and China affirmed their commitment to work with other relevant governments toward reaching an instrument to prevent unregulated commercial fishing in the high seas of the Central Arctic Ocean by the end of To further cooperation between the United States and China on polar and ocean matters, both sides decided to facilitate cooperative and mutually beneficial science-related activities in both the Arctic and Antarctic.
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Inthe United States and China have worked under the cooperative principle raised, agreed and led by recipient countries to strengthen our development cooperation, following the signing in of a Memorandum of Understanding. The MOU provides a framework for better communication and cooperation to help achieve our shared development objectives, including ending poverty and hunger, promoting sustainable development, and implementing the Agenda for Sustainable Development.
Both sides committed to finalize a memorandum of understanding by the end of among relevant government partners that further promotes the success of U.US President Barack Obama and China's President Xi Jinping met for an informal dinner Tuesday night
The two sides also intend to cooperate with the African Union to support the planning and operations of the Africa CDC; in collaboration with Africa CDC plan the implementation of activities; strengthen technical capacity; jointly implement public health trainings; and accelerate the capacity of African public health experts. The two sides are committed to strengthen exchanges and cooperation among Chinese, African, and American health experts in disease control and prevention and share respective experiences.
Global Health and Global Health Security: The United States and China reaffirmed their decision to enhance concrete cooperation in public health and global health security. The two sides decided to continue to make contributions and strengthen their support to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria, and participate in the fifth replenishment conference on September 16, Both countries intend to enhance cooperation on anti-microbial resistance and other concerns.
Food Security and Nutrition: The two countries also decided to explore cooperation on climate smart agriculture in Africa. The two sides committed to finalize plans for trilateral cooperation on aquaculture with the government of Timor-Leste in the fall. Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Response: Both sides decided to increase their resource contributions to mechanisms supporting drought-affected countries in the Horn of Africa, including through the World Food Program.
The two sides also reaffirmed their commitment to continue cooperating on search and rescue capacity-building via the International Search and Rescue Advisory Group.
The United States and China intend to continue their cooperation with international institutions to tackle key global development challenges. Under the framework of the Development Cooperation Annual Meeting between the United States Agency for International Development and the Ministry of Commerce of China, the two sides intend to explore clean energy cooperation in third countries.
US President Obama meets China's Xi Jinping
Strengthening Bilateral Relations Counternarcotics — The United States and China praised their positive cooperation in the counternarcotics field. The two sides reaffirmed their commitment to routinely exchange law enforcement and scientific information with a view towards coordinated actions to control substances and chemicals of concern. The United States recognizes the positive contribution that China has made to world health and safety by controlling over substances whose manufacture and distribution is not addressed by the UN Conventions and commends the existing mechanism set forth in China's law to expedite scheduling of new synthetic substances which are subject to control by other countries, including fentanyl analogues.
The United States committed to work with China to enhance data collection and analysis on drug abuse and diversion that could benefit international understanding of ketamine misuse and its international scheduling.
China will pay special attention to the substances exported to and controlled in the United States that are not controlled in China, and will fully explore the possibility of further scheduling of these substances, while the United States committed to provide lists and samples of these substances.
Law Enforcement — The two sides decided to continue expanding law enforcement and anti-corruption cooperation, including by enhancing coordination and cooperation on criminal investigations and repatriations of fugitives and illegal immigrants. Both sides will continue to prioritize cooperation on repatriating fugitives and illegal immigrants through charter flights and issuance of travel documents.
Counterterrorism — The United States and China condemn all forms of terrorism and decided to improve information-sharing on foreign terrorist fighters, including sharing biographical information and debriefing reports. As Permanent Members of the UN Security Council, both sides recognize the importance of reporting of foreign terrorist fighters to international databases, including Interpol. Cybersecurity — Both sides reaffirmed their intent to implement fully the September cyber commitments, including combatting malicious cyber activity and hacking, and not conducting or knowingly supporting cyber-enabled theft of intellectual property for commercial gain.
Both sides committed to strengthen law enforcement cooperation on cybercrime investigations, including business e-mail compromise, and network protection cooperation, including critical infrastructure protection.
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The two sides decided to enhance bilateral cooperation on cybercrime and network protection, including through additional tabletop exercises and working-level engagements. They reaffirmed their support for strengthening bilateral cooperation with respect to voluntary norms of responsible state behavior in cyberspace in peacetime.
Military Relations — Both sides affirmed the value of a constructive military-to-military relationship and recognize the progress that has been made in recent years to strengthen and improve this relationship in support of the overall bilateral U. In particular, the two sides highlighted the importance of grounding the U. Gulen denies involvement, and the US is demanding evidence of his involvement, but rejecting the request could worsen ties between the two countries.
Even on that front, disagreements persist. But aides expect the two men to converse on the sidelines of the summit in one last effort to extract concessions on the wide range of contested issues.
US officials have pinned the recent hack of the Democratic National Committee on Russia even as the US government has not yet officially identified a culprit.
At his second stop, in the Southeast Asian nation of Laos, Obama was planning his first face-to-face with the controversial new leader of key US ally, the Philippines.
I think at the same time, of course, we have a very sensitive security environment in the region right now. Duterte called it an act of terror. Obama is expected to complete one more foreign swing as president, traveling to Peru for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in November and likely making additional stops in a presidential farewell tour. But that trip is scheduled after the presidential election, meaning his stops in China and Laos this week will be his final chance to interact with world leaders before either Trump or Hillary Clinton make him a lame duck.
Amid his contentious bilateral agenda, Obama will find close allies at hand as well.