The world needs China and the US to work together more than ever

The world needs China and the US to work together more than ever before. The Chinese Ambassador to the United States Cui Tiankai said in Washington on Wednesday.

Speaking at a reception in honor of the 40th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and the US and the Chinese New year at the Chinese Embassy, Cui Tiankai said that the world is undergoing profound changes, it needs China and the US to work together.

“Our peoples want us to work together. Our common interests are increasing, and we must continue to expand and deepen our cooperation on the basis of the achievements of the past 40 years,” Cui Tiankai said.

The Chinese Ambassador stressed that the 40-year-old Sino-American relations brought the two countries closer on such global and regional issues as overcoming the global financial crisis and political settlement of the situation on the Korean Peninsula.