February 27 - 30th Anniversary of the Shanghai Communique
The U.S.-China Policy Foundation held a roundtable discussion and
luncheon at the National Press Club on February 27 to commemorate
the 30th anniversary of the signing of the Shanghai Communiqu? During
the morning discussion, Richard Solomon, Robert Suettinger, Stanley
Karnow, Chas W. Freeman, Jr., and Robert Kapp each offered their remarks
on various issues of significance in US-China relations. Assistant
Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs James A. Kelly
was the keynote speaker at the luncheon. His speech focused on the
constructive, candid, and cooperative relationship between the US
and China, and was followed by a lively question and answer period.
Minister-Counselor Zhang Keyuan also spoke briefly, hailing the Shanghai
Communiqu?as the cornerstone of the Sino-American bilateral relationship.