Remarks Before His Meeting With Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi
Rex W. Tillerson
Secretary of State
March 18, 2017
SECRETARY TILLERSON: Thank you very much, State Councilor Yang, and again, it's wonderful to see you in Beijing. It's a real pleasure to be in Beijing. I too enjoyed our first meeting in Washington, DC. It was a very fruitful meeting. We had the opportunity to have a good exchange on our two leaders getting to know one another better, and we too look forward to this future opportunity for the two leaders to meet. The better they know one another, the stronger will be our bilateral relations as well, because they can provide direction and guidance to both of our governments on how we can work more closely together to strengthen this very important relationship, not just for our two countries but for many others in the region and (inaudible). So again, thank you for meeting me today. I look forward to a very fruitful dialogue this afternoon.
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