Chinese President Arrival Ceremony

President Bill Clinton warmly welcomed Chinese President Zemin Jiang to the White House. Both presidents walked down the South Lawn and stood on a dais to review… read more

President Bill Clinton warmly welcomed Chinese President Zemin Jiang to the White House. Both presidents walked down the South Lawn and stood on a dais to review troops and speak to the assembled crowd. President Clinton urged closer ties between the two powerful nations and reminded China of American concerns about human rights. Both leaders described a “new era” in U.S.-China relations. After a 21-gun salute President Jiang said he welcomed the opportunity to “bring our relationship (to) a new era of development.” close

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Chinese President Arrival Ceremony

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Program ID:
93937-1
Category:
White House Event
Format:
Statement
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 29, 1997 | 9:01am EST | C-SPAN.org
Last Aired:
Nov 02, 1997 | 5:25pm EST | C-SPAN 1

Airing Details

  • Oct 29, 1997 | 6:49pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 29, 1997 | 11:43pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 02, 1997 | 5:25pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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