China’s Li Confident in U.S. Ties No Matter Who Wins Vote

  • Chinese premier addresses business leaders in New York
  • Sees positive ties despite campaign’s anti-China rhetoric

Li Keqiang, China's premier.

Photographer: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg

China’s Premier Li Keqiang said in New York that he was confident that ties with the U.S. would remain positive regardless of which candidate wins November’s presidential election.
 
“No matter who gets elected, I believe China-U.S. ties will grow steadily and in a positive direction,” Li told the Economic Club of New York while in town for the United Nations General Assembly. He didn’t elaborate, saying that the election was an internal affair for the U.S.

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