RTTNews - Washington, D.C. will play host to the first joint meeting of the U.S. - China Strategic and Economic Dialogue July 27-28.

The U.S. Treasury Department and State Department announced Monday that the Dialogue will focus on the challenges and opportunities that both countries face on a wide range of bilateral, regional and global areas of immediate and long-term strategic economic interests.

The initial Dialogue meeting, to be attended by Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner along with Chinese co-chairs State Councilor Dai Bingguo and Vice Premier Wang Qishan.

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