US President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping at the conclusion of their joint news conference  in Beijing last year. Photo: AP US President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping at the conclusion of their joint news conference  in Beijing last year. Photo: AP
US President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping at the conclusion of their joint news conference in Beijing last year. Photo: AP

Mutual respect for international laws can keep the peace between China and the US

Jerome A. Cohen says while there are good prospects for Sino-US cooperation and compromise in many areas, for contentious issues like the South China Sea, both must accept their obligations under international treaties

US President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping at the conclusion of their joint news conference  in Beijing last year. Photo: AP US President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping at the conclusion of their joint news conference  in Beijing last year. Photo: AP
US President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping at the conclusion of their joint news conference in Beijing last year. Photo: AP
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