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Obama, Xi lay out joint vision for global climate agreement

US and China vow cooperation to shape new century

CLOSER TO GOALS: The joint presidential statement by Mr Obama and Mr Xi was a highlight of a state visit to Washington by the Chinese president as the two leaders tackled difficult issues such as cyber spying and China's economic policies.


US President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping outlined their common vision for a global climate change agreement on Friday, and announced new steps they will take to deliver on pledges made last year to slash their greenhouse gas emissions.

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