The US and China have agreed to deepen cooperation and intensify people-to-people exchange to ensure a better future for bilateral ties.
Hillary Clinton urges Americans and Chinese to put aside zero-sum thinking.
Gates said, if Chinese considered US a declining power because of financial crisis, they were wrong.
Gates is due to leave for China tomorrow for his first official visit to the country since 2007.
The US-China dialogue on Human Rights will discuss rule of law, religious freedom, labour rights, Internet freedom.
Obama told China`s new ambassador Washington wanted to "further develop" a positive relationship with China, White House said in a statement on Monday.
A senior US diplomat was due in China for talks aimed at getting Sino-US relations back on track.
Relationship between the US and China is one of the most important and complex relationships in the world today, a top Obama Administration official has said.
A US congressional advisory panel said on Thursday that Chinese spies are aggressively stealing American secrets to use in building up Beijing`s military and economic strength.
New York: US President Barack Obama and his Chinese counterpart Hu Jintao have pledged to work closely to strengthen ties between the two countries.
The US and China agreed to maintain aggressive measures to stimulate their economies until a global recovery takes hold, US officials said after talks with their Chinese counterparts Monday.
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