Secretary of State Hillary Clinton arrived in Beijing Wednesday to meet routine meetings with the Chinese leadership, but this year could be affected by the alleged presence of a Chinese dissident in the U.S. embassy.
In the two days that Clinton is expected to pass in the Chinese capital could arise the issue of dissident Chan Guangcheng, who last week ran away from home while he was under house arrest
Friends of the activist, who is blind, say Chan is under diplomatic protection in the U.S. embassy, although the version has no comment or Washington or Beijing.
In the bilateral agenda include the tension with Iran over its controversial nuclear program, political violence in relations with Syria and North Korea.
He also traveled Treasury Secretary to discuss financial matters, trade and currency.