By Mick Krever, CNN
Are the U.S. and China headed for a “new great power relationship?”
That is what Xi Jinping, China’s new president has called for. He and U.S. President Barack Obama kicked off that vision last month, in an unusually informal meeting at the Sunnylands resort in California.
And in a rare and exclusive interview with Christiane Amanpour, Chinese Ambassador to the U.S. Cui Tiankai said that it’s “obvious” that the countries need each other. FULL POST
CNN’s Christiane Amanpour spoke with opposition spokesman Khaled Dawoud, on Monday, about the possibilities of forming of an interim government in Egypt, following the ouster of Egypt's first democratically elected president.
“What happened today basically rearranged the entire order of events,” Dawoud told Amanpour about the shooting at the Republican Guard headquarters. “The priority right now is to stop the violence. “We still think we can reach a compromise with the Al-Nour party or even the Muslim Brotherhood itself.”
After the shootings, the Al-Nour party - which supported Morsy's ouster - withdrew from all talks about forming an interim government, a party spokesman Nader Bakkar said. Though Dawoud claimed to Amanpour that his group anti-Morsy coalition is “continuing talks” with the Al-Nour party. FULL POST