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Vice-premier meets US energy secretary

Updated: Mar 17,2016 7:20 PM     Xinhua

Vice-Premier Zhang Gaoli met with US Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz in Beijing on March 16, calling for closer energy cooperation between the two nations.

During the meeting at the Great Hall of the People, Vice-Premier Zhang hailed fruitful China-US cooperation on energy and addressing climate change.

He said he hoped for closer practical cooperation in nuclear energy, power grids, clean energy and low-carbon city to help global efforts to achieve sustainable development and address climate change.

“China-US relations are generally stable,” he said, suggesting the two sides continue to implement the consensus reached between their heads of state to build a new model of major-country relationship.

Moniz praised US-China cooperation in climate change, energy and nuclear security in recent years, saying it is of great significance for the two nations and the world at large.