China's Xi arrives in Washington for first U.S. state visit

Obama and Xi walk to a private dinner in WashingtonBy Michael Martina and Jeff Mason WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in Washington on Thursday for a state visit and talks with President Barack Obama that are expected to be clouded by differences over alleged Chinese cyber spying, Beijing’s economic policies and territorial disputes in the South China Sea. Vice President Joe Biden greeted Xi and his wife as they landed at Andrews Air Force Base on the second leg of a weeklong trip that begin in Seattle.

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