Politics & Government

October 23, 2008

China watching U.S. campaign closely, but without anxiety

Most U.S. presidential campaigns bring anxiety to China, which fears a period of instability in Sino-U.S. relations when a new occupant moves into the White House. This year is different. No matter who wins the election Nov. 4, China says it's confident that relations will remain on an even keel, because both countries realize that their economies are too closely linked and their common interests are too broad to rock the diplomatic boat.

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