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China's Vice Premier Wang Qishan speaks at the end of the joint meeting of the US-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue (S&ED), Tuesday, May 10, 2011
Wednesday, May. 11, 2011

Open quoteThe American people, they're very simple people.Close quote

  • Vice Premier of China, saying, in a rare interview on U.S. public television, that Americans have a limited understanding of China's "ancient civilization" and are generally drawn first to Europe
Photo: AP Photo/Alex Brandon | Source: AFP