BEIJING (AP) — U.S. first lady Michelle Obama has hosted a discussion about education with Chinese professors and students on the third day of her visit to China.

She spoke about the importance of education with a handful of Chinese professors, students and parents at an event at the U.S. Embassy in Beijing that was closed to media.

U.S. first lady Michelle Obama speaks during a round table education meeting at the U.S. Embassy in Beijing, China Sunday, March 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)


Mrs. Obama plans to visit the Great Wall later Sunday and have lunch with her mother and daughters at a restaurant in a former school near a section of the wall.

On Saturday, she gave a speech at China’s prestigious Peking University in which she promoted the free flow of information and freedom of speech. Those remarks were absent from China’s state media reports but are circulating in social media.

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