A thriving China is good for America: Hillary

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton congratulated Chinese people on their National Day.

Washington: Congratulating Chinese people as they celebrate their National Day on Friday, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has said the US is committed to the success of China as a thriving China is good for America.

"The United States is committed to the success of China, because a thriving China is good for America and a thriving America is good for China," Hillary said in a statement issued to greet people of China on the occasion of their National Day on October 01.

"From the official state visit of President Hu Jintao in January, to the very successful third round of the US-China Strategic & Economic Dialogue in Washington in May, the United States has shown a deep commitment to this important relationship," she said.

"Together, our two countries are seizing this moment in history and developing the positive, cooperative, and comprehensive relationship envisioned by our presidents," Hillary said.

"Our two peoples are known for their hard work and ingenuity, and it is clear that by working together we can find solutions to our most pressing global challenges," she said.

"On this 62nd anniversary of the founding of the People`s Republic of China, whether you celebrate with family, friends, or loved ones, know that the United States stands with you as a committed partner and friend," Hillary said hoping all Chinese people everywhere have a safe and joyous holiday.


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