Chinese President Xi Jinping (right) shakes hands with U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew during the American official's visit to the Great Hall of the People on Tuesday, March 19, 2013, in Beijing. Mr. Xi said China wants strong ties with Washington as he held talks with Mr. Lew in Mr. Xi's first meeting with a foreign official since being appointed president. (AP Photo/Feng Li, Pool)

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Chinese President Xi Jinping (right) shakes hands with U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew during the American official's visit to the Great Hall of the People on Tuesday, March 19, 2013, in Beijing. Mr. Xi said China wants strong ties with Washington as he held talks with Mr. Lew in Mr. Xi's first meeting with a foreign official since being appointed president. (AP Photo/Feng Li, Pool)