Peruvian President Alan Garcia on Monday met with visiting Vice
Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi to discuss bilateral cooperative
During the talks, Yang spoke highly of the fruits reaped in
exchanges and cooperation between the two countries in political,
economic and trade and cultural areas, saying that China-Peru
relations had developed smoothly in recent years.
China was ready to work with the Peruvian side to further deepen
the comprehensive cooperative China-Peru partnership, in a bid to
promote the common development of the two countries, he added.
President Garcia, for his part, said the Peruvian government
attached great importance to its ties with China and was willing to
enhance cooperation with the Chinese side in such areas as
politics, economy and trade, culture and tourism.
He reaffirmed that the Peruvian government would firmly adhere
to the one-China policy.
The two sides also exchanged views on other major issues of
Also on Monday, Yang held talks with Peru's Foreign Minister
Jose Garcia, and signed with his Peruvian counterpart a cooperative
agreement on economy and technology.
Yang arrived in Lima late on Sunday for a goodwill visit, after
attending as an observer the 14th summit of the Non-Aligned
Movement (NAM) in Cuba.
(Xinhua News Agency September 19, 2006)