|U.S. President Obama, right, and Chinese President Xi on Saturday walk through the grounds of the California desert resort where they are holding informal meetings.|
U.S. and Chinese officials seemed delighted at the outcome of the working, informal "shirtsleeves summit," with one Chinese participant calling it a "constructive, strategic and historic" meeting between the two world powers. Overall, President Barack Obama and his new Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, spent a total of eight hours together, including a 50-minute walk with only translators through a rambling estate in the scorching California desert.
The two governments agreed to work together to eliminate potent greenhouse gasses used in refrigerators and air conditioners and to press North Korea to return to nuclear disarmament talks.
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