|Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Zhang Qiyue's Comment on Secretary Powell' s Resignation|
Q: It is reported that US Secretary of State Powell has announced his resignation recently. What's your comment on this?
A: US Secretary of State Colin Powell has paid a number of visits to China during his tenure. He has made positive efforts in the improvement and development of China-US relations, of which we express our appreciation.
China and the US share extensive common interests and foundation for cooperation. We are ready to join hands with the US side in further enhancing our exchanges and cooperation in various fields and properly addressing each other's concerns, so as to move further China-US constructive and cooperative relations in the second term of President Bush.