President Barack Obama, Chinese President Xi Jinping, first lady Michelle Obama and Chinese first lady Madame Peng Liyuan wave from the Truman Balcony of the White House in Washington, Friday, Sept. 25, 2015, after a state arrival ceremony for the Chinese president on the South Lawn.ALSO: Story Photos
President Barack Obama shakes hands with Chinese President Xi Jinping during their meeting in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Friday, Sept. 25, 2015, following a state arrival ceremony on the South Lawn. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)ALSO: Story Photos
On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I would like to congratulate the People’s Republic of China as you celebrate the 66th anniversary of your nation’s founding on October 1.
On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I extend the warmest greetings to all those celebrating the Mid-Autumn Festival. Around the world, families and friends are gathering to celebrate the harvest, and give thanks for the blessings we have received during the year. As part of a family of nations, America is grateful for our strong and vibrant partnerships with the peoples of the Asia-Pacific region. These friendships multiply our blessings and enhance our mutual understanding.
FACT SHEET: The United States and China Issue Joint Presidential Statement on Climate Change with New Domestic Policy Commitments and a Common Vision for an Ambitious Global Climate Agreement in Paris
On the occasion of President Xi’s State Visit to Washington, D.C., the United States and China today marked another major milestone in their joint leadership in the fight against climate change with the release of a U.S.-China Joint Presidential Statement on Climate Change. The Statement, which builds on last November’s historic announcement by President Obama and President Xi of ambitious, respective post-2020 climate targets, describes a common vision for a new global climate agreement to be concluded in Paris this December.
The United States and China recognize their shared interest in promoting a strong and open global economy, inclusive growth and sustainable development, and a stable international financial system, supported by the multilateral economic institutions founded at the end of World War II that have benefited the peoples of both nations.
Remarks by President Obama And President Xi Jinping of the People’s Republic of China in Exchange of Toasts at State Dinner
President Obama: Well, good evening, everyone. On behalf of Michelle and myself, welcome to the White House. (Applause.) President Xi, Madame Peng, members of the Chinese delegation -- once again, I want to welcome you as we honor the ties between our nations and our peoples.
In November 2014, President Barack Obama and President Xi Jinping stood together in Beijing to make a historic U.S.-China Joint Announcement on Climate Change, emphasizing their personal commitment to a successful climate agreement in Paris and marking a new era of multilateral climate diplomacy as well as a new pillar in their bilateral relationship.
On September 24-25, 2015, President Barack Obama hosted President Xi Jinping of China for a State visit. The two heads of state exchanged views on a range of global, regional, and bilateral subjects.
Remarks by President Obama And President Xi Jinping of The People’s Republic of China in Joint Press Conference
PRESIDENT OBAMA: Good afternoon, everybody. Please have a seat. I want to once again welcome President Xi back to the White House. We first hosted him here three years ago when he was Vice President.
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