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THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary

For Immediate Release April 13, 1999



JOINT U.S. - CHINA STATEMENT


President Clinton and Premier Zhu spoke this afternoon on the telephone. During the conversation, they agreed that both sides should move intensively on negotiations toward resolution of the remaining issues in their talks on China's accession to the WTO. They have agreed to have negotiations continue by the end of the month in Beijing.

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