Mexico would continue to maintain the friendly relations with
China and be ready to work with Beijing to expand the cooperation
in various sectors, Mexican President Vicente Fox said on
Fox made the comments while meeting visiting Chinese Foreign
Minister Li Zhaoxing in Mexico city.
Fox said Mexico and China were not competitors but important
Both of the economies were in good shape and had developed
rapidly. To strengthen bilateral cooperation would help the two
countries achieve common development and better deal with various
challenges, he added.
The president believed the second meeting of the China-Mexico
Permanent Bi-national Commission on Thursday and Friday would
further improve the existing good relations between the two
Li said Sino-Mexican relations had developed rapidly since the
establishment of the bilateral strategic partnership in 2003 and
the setup of the permanent commission in 2004.
China was ready to formulate and implement a joint action plan
with Mexico and boost bilateral cooperation in a sustained and
healthy way, Li said.
Li arrived here Wednesday night to attend the second meeting of
the China-Mexico Permanent Bi-national Commission.
(Xinhua News Agency May 18, 2006)