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It is in this spirit that I have discussed the four possible sources of misunderstanding between us. Both believe the Pacific is vast enough to accommodate both powers and President Xi said recently that America and China should "cultivate common circles of friends," he told his countrymen. Singapore is a small country and has the world view of a small country. Singapore's foreign policy is to pursue an independent course and not to be allied to any major power. We want our region to be peaceful, stable and prosperous. We will still be there," he said, pledging to stand by Washington's allies in Asia. As tensions have risen between China and the United States, it is increasingly difficult for a country like Singapore, which is on good terms with both, to stay neutral and not be forced to choose sides. You do not currently have access to this article. InChina's Xi demonstrated how highly Singapore sat in Beijing's estimation when he held a landmark meeting with then President of Taiwan Ma Ying-jeou in the city.