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12/03/2014 01:37 pm ET Updated Dec 03, 2014

China's Internet Chief To U.S.: We Need Mutual Governance Of The Internet

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While the China-US working group on cyber security has been suspended following the US decision in May to indict five People's Liberation Army officers for cyber espionage, bilateral contact seemed to resume in a way as senior officials, scholars and executives from Internet and telecom giants of both countries assembled in Washington on Tuesday.

The 7th China US Internet Industry Forum on Dec 2-3 drew some 150 participants, including Lu Wei, minister of the State Internet Information Office, which manages Internet information in China, and Catherine Novelli, the US under secretary of state for economic growth, energy and the environment.

In his keynote speech, Lu made several suggestions, including that China and the US should appreciate each other instead of engaging in mutual denial.

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