|Consul General Zhao Weiping Delivered speech at Rotary Club of Kansas City|
On October 16, Mr. Zhao Weiping, the Chinese Consul General to Chicago, delivered a speech titled "Mutual Trust and China-US Relations" at a lunch hosted by the Rotary Club of Kansas City and attended by nearly 200 people from the local communities.
Consul General Zhao started by mentioning the untrue coverage by American media on China-related issues such as the illegal gathering of so-called "Occupy Central" in Hong Kong, the Diaoyu Islands and the Huangyan Island. He pointed out that some American media were so interested in painting a negative picture of China because they were still obsessed with Cold War mentality, don't like to see a stronger China and are so deep in their wrong belief that the rise of China would definitely lead to confrontation with the US.
Consul General Zhao stressed that although great achievements have been made,
Consul General Zhao also answered questions from the audience on China-US economic cooperation, the selection of the Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region,