An eight-year-old Wisconsin Rapids girl is on a mission to help, and it's all for a little boy she's never met.More >>
BEIJING (AP) -- China's leader Xi Jinping held his first meeting Tuesday with a foreign official since being appointed president, conferring with U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew as the two nations re-engaged following a months-long hiatus during the Chinese leadership transition.
Lew was expected to bring up issues including North Korea's nuclear program, Asian Pacific security and allegations of Chinese government-sponsored cyberspying during his two-day visit. Lew also is expected to meet Chinese Premier Li Keqiang.
Li and Xi were formally appointed to their government positions during the past week.
Lew's visit underscores the importance of the China-U.S. relationship, and marks the highest-level interaction between the two sides since former U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Pannetta's brief trip in late September.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry also plans to visit Beijing next month.
Persons with disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's public inspection file should contact Chief Engineer Russ Crass at 715-842-2251. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, at 888-835-5322 (TTY) or at firstname.lastname@example.org.