SHANGHAI, Nov. 16 (Xinhua) -- Visiting U.S. President Barack Obama said here Monday the United States does not seek to contain China's rise and he welcomes China as a "strong, prosperous and successful member of the community of nations."
Obama made the remarks during a dialogue with Chinese youth at the Shanghai Science and Technology Museum in China's economic hub Shanghai.
In the event aired live on xinhuanet.com and Chinese and foreign television channels, Obama said the world is fundamentally interconnected and power in the 21st century is no longer a zero-sum game.
The dialogue, chaired by Fudan University President Yang Yuliang, attracted about 600 students from several universities in Shanghai.
"The jobs we do, the prosperity we build, the environment we protect and the security we seek are all shared,"（我们从事的事业，我们建成的繁荣，我们保护的环境和我们寻求的安全，这一切都是共享的） he told the audience. "One country's success does not come at the expense of another."（一个国家的成功，并不必要以另一个国家的（牺牲）为代价）