Locke’s Ford limousine ride away from the airport. (Lu Xun/photo)
BEIJING, Aug. 13, according to United States “newspaper” reported that since the back shoulder bag, wear casual shoes, carrying his wife and three children, look more like an ordinary Chinese with his family returned from vacation. Beijing time on August 12 at 9 am, the new U.S. ambassador to Locke arrived in Beijing, said “I am pleased to China’s ambassador to his new post.”Video: U.S. Ambassador to China arrived in Beijing Locke Source: CCTV news channel
12 evening 9:29, Delta Air Lines DL129 times the U.S. flight arrived in Beijing Capital Airport, 36 minutes earlier than expected, the flight is originating from the Atlanta, Seattle, home of Locke stops.
aircraft arrived at Beijing airport, Locke and his family off the plane first VIP lounge, waiting for their baggage. 10 am, at the foreign embassy staff and Chinese officials, under escort, Locke and his family face easily in the VIP floor on the escalator.
Locke was the two-term governor of Washington state, recently retired minister of the United States Department of Commerce, rich in political experience. The face of a reporter’s question, which had been repeatedly visited China, he said with a smile: “I am delighted to be U.S. ambassador to this, came to China in this great country.”
Locke also said that he went to China to attend the first event after the 13th presentation of credentials, and visit some schools.
the face of a reporter’s question, “there are many challenges in relations with the U.S., you have the confidence to become a bridge between the development of bilateral relations,” Locke replied, “We are really pleased to be able to come to this China, although the long-haul flight a little tired, our whole family is very happy, can Sino-US cooperation in many areas, there are many opportunities for the development of bilateral relations. very grateful. “
flights, according to more than Passengers said that up to 11 hours long flight, the Locke family on the plane were very low key, no different from ordinary tourists, most of the time just to rest in their seats and eat with everyone else’s air catering.
until the flight into the stands, only to find out some of the passengers on the tarmac outside the windows, there are many officials wearing suits and ties are greeted. Passengers on flights began to have rumors: the original, the new U.S. ambassador to Locke and his family, on the plane carrying 200 passengers on flights.
announced, according to the U.S. Embassy, ??Beijing on August 14 afternoon, the new U.S. ambassador to Locke met with the ambassador’s residence in Beijing and give a brief speech media, the media allowed to take pictures at the camera, but there is no question link. (Lu Xun)
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