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China's Xi raised issue of US cyber spying with Obama - White House

Published on Mar 25, 2014 12:30 AM

WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - Chinese President Xi Jinping raised reports about US cyber spying in his conversations with President Barack Obama on Monday, White House deputy national security adviser Ben Rhodes told reporters.

"What President Obama made clear to him is that ... the United States does not engage in espionage to gain a commercial advantage. We don't share information with our companies," Mr Rhodes said.

He said Mr Obama urged cooperation on the issue.