China’s President Concludes U.S. Visit With Yale Speech – John O’Neil

21Cnd-China.190 From The Times (link):

President Hu Jintao concluded his first trip to the with a speech today at Yale aimed at reassuring Americans about his country’s rise. But he made clear that would remain “focused wholeheartedly” on economic growth and would move only “prudently” to expand political rights.

Mr. Hu also appeared to take up Mr. Bush’s call during their White House meeting for China to become a “stakeholder” ” a word meant to convey that it must use its new for more than economic gain.

“We must not only become stakeholders,” Mr. Hu said. “We must become partners in constructive cooperation.”

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