|Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Lu Kang's Remarks|
Q: President Xi Jinping will pay a state visit to the US in September. Do the Chinese and American sides have any plan of sending officials to each other's countries for preparations?
A: As agreed by China and the US, several senior US officials will visit China in August and September to lay the groundwork for President Xi Jinping's state visit to the US at the invitation of President Barack Obama in September. Heads of relevant Chinese authorities will go to the US for the same purpose.