Chinese Vice Premier Wang Qishan
met in Beijing Tuesday with former U.S. Secretary of Defense William Cohen and former U.S. National Security Advisor Brent Scowcroft.
Wang said China and the United States share comprehensive common interests in dealing with the current global financial crisis, the Chinese Foreign Ministry disclosed after Wang's meetings.
Wang called on the two sides to increase communication and cooperation, and take effective measures to combat trade and investment protectionism.
Cohen and Scowcroft both voiced their commitment to contributing efforts to push forward China-U.S. relations, the press release stated. Source:Xinhua