The United States and China must boost cooperation to strengthen the global economy and address international security problems, US President
Barack Obama said Wednesday, dpa reported.
The United States will work together to prevent destabilization on the Korean peninsula caused by Pyongyang's nuclear and military activities, Obama said at a press conference with Chinese President
Hu was in Washington for an official state visit, the highest honor afforded to a foreign leader.
Obama and Hu said the their countries will continue to consult over Iran's controversial nuclear programme, as well as other security issues.
On the economy, Obama reiterated US demands for China to end a monetary policy that keep the yuan artificially low, saying it leaves US goods at a disadvantage in the global market.