China's Xi urges U.S. to avoid protectionism in economic
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping on Tuesday hailed deepening economic cooperation with the United States, saying the two sides should strive for a greater balance in trade and investment and resolve issues through dialogue, "not protectionism."
Xi, in remarks at a State Department lunch held to mark his U.S. visit, also said Beijing stood ready to hold a "candid and constructive" dialogue with Washington on the issue of human rights as long as it was conducted on the basis of mutual respect.
(Reporting By Andrew Quinn; Editing by Sandra Maler)
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