Obama: 'Inevitable' areas of tension with China
8 June 2013 Last updated at 09:03 BST
Chinese President Xi Jinping and US President Barack Obama have begun a two-day summit in California.
The two leaders spoke of overcoming differences and forging a new relationship between their countries.
President Obama spoke of "areas of tension" and mentioned their rivalry in the Pacific, North Korea's nuclear ambitions, and cyber espionage.