Hu Jintao, U.S. Lawmakers Meet In Bid To Improve Relations

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. lawmakers pressed Chinese President Hu Jintao on North Korea and human rights on Thursday, while Vice President Joe Biden said the Chinese understand they must work on the currency dispute that is a major irritant…

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. lawmakers pressed Chinese President Hu Jintao on North Korea and human rights on Thursday, while Vice President Joe Biden said the Chinese understand they must work on the currency dispute that is a major irritant between the world’s top two economies.

President Barack Obama urged Hu on Wednesday to let the value of the yuan rise against the dollar but the Chinese leader said nothing on the issue in several public appearances in Washington.

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