US wants China 'to do well', Obama says in announcing visa deal

US President Barack Obama speaks during the APEC CEO Summit at the National Convention Center in Beijing on November 10, 2014President Barack Obama announced a deal Monday to extend visas for Chinese visitors to the United States for up to a decade, insisting he wants China “to do well” despite simmering tensions between the world’s two largest economies. “The United States welcomes the rise of a prosperous, peaceful and stable China,” Obama said in a speech at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in Beijing. “Our primary message has been to make sure violence is avoided,” he told reporters, adding that the US would “continue to have concerns about human rights” in China.

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