China and India finished a strategic dialogue here Friday. Vice Foreign Minister Wu Dawei and Indian Foreign Secretary Shivshankar Menon exchanged views on bilateral relations and international and regional issues of common concern.
This is the third time for the two nations to hold strategic dialogue. The two sides reached wide consensus during the two-day dialogue.
Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi met with Menon on Friday. Yang said China and India enjoy rapid growth and great potential of bilateral relations. The enhancement of China-Indian cooperation will be of great influence for international situation.
Yang said the two countries should increase exchanges in various fields and properly solve disputes, in an effort to push for bilateral relations.
Menon said India gives priority to the relations with China, and India-China relation was important for safeguarding regional and world stability.
India was confident for the development of India-China ties, Menon said.
(Xinhua News Agency December 23, 2007)