New Chinese ambassador to US acknowledges challenges in relations


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[1/5] Xie Feng, China's new ambassador to the U.S., arrives at JFK airport in New York City, U.S., May 23, 2023. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid NEW YORK, May 23 (Reuters) - China's new ambassador to Washington Xie Feng said on Tuesday that he will seek to enhance China-U.S. cooperation, but that relations face serious challenges. "I have come here to safeguard China's interest. This is my sacred responsibility," Xie told reporters after landing at New York City's John F. Kennedy International Airport. "I'm also the envoy of Chinese people, so I've come here to enhance China-U.S. exchanges and cooperation," said Xie, who...