Obama to meet with Chinese leader for first time

Statement by the Press Secretary on a Meeting Between the President and President Xi of the People’s Republic of China

 President Obama will meet with President Xi Jinping of the People’s Republic of China on June 7-8 in California, at Sunnylands, the Walter and Leonore Annenberg Estate. This will be President Obama’s first meeting with Xi Jinping since he became China’s President. President Obama and President Xi will hold in depth discussions on a wide range of bilateral, regional and global issues. They will review progress and challenges in U.S.-China relations over the past four years and discuss ways to enhance cooperation, while constructively managing our differences, in the years ahead.

National Security Advisor Tom Donilon will travel to Beijing on May 26-28 to prepare for this meeting.

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