On November 11, 2010, Ma Zhaoxu, spokesman of the Chinese delegation, introduced to journalists President Hu Jintao's meeting with US President Barack Obama in Seoul.
Ma said that President Hu just now met with President Obama. The two heads of state exchanged in-depth views and reached important consensus on the bilateral relations and the major international and regional issues of common concern.
The two sides agreed that, in the face of profound and complicated changes in the international situation, to promote the positive, cooperative and all-round China-US relations at a higher level and bilateral cooperation in areas concerning their common interest is important to not only the fate of China and the US but also the future of the world. They should strengthen dialogue, exchanges and cooperation, respect each other's core interest and stimulate the sustained, healthy and stable progress of bilateral relations.
President Hu expressed hope that the G20 Summit in Seoul achieves positive progress of consolidating the recovery of world economy, speeding up the reform of international financial institutions, solving the South-North development imbalance, pushing forward the Doha Round and enhancing the G20's position as a major platform of international economic cooperation, said Ma.