Earlier this week, delegates from China met with U.S. officials as part of the first U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue. In this group photo, taken on Monday, July 27, Chinese Vice Premier Wang Qishan (first row, sixth from left) stands next to U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner stands on Hillary's other side.
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On Tuesday, Vice Premier Wang Qishan met with President Obama in the Oval Office.
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Obama presented Qishan with an autographed basketball.
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Qishan readily accepted his gift.
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Later, as Chinese State Councilor Dai Bingguo (foreground) delivered a closing statement during the China-U.S. Strategic and Economic Dialogue, Chinese Vice Premier Wang Qishan brandished his new basketball.
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