China and Vietnam face many common opportunities and challenges,
agreed two senior officials with the Communist Party of China (CPC)
and the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) on Monday.
Wang Jiarui, head of the International Department of the CPC
Central Committee, and Ho Duc Viet, member of the Political Bureau
of the CPV Central Committee, made the remarks during their meeting
It is in the interests of both sides and conducive to regional
peace and stability to further strengthen friendly exchanges and
mutually beneficial cooperation in various fields, Wang and Ho
The two also briefed each other on party building.
Ho, also head of the Organization Department of CPV Central
Committee, arrived in Beijing on Sunday for a week-long visit to
China at the invitation of the CPC.
(Xinhua News Agency March 13, 2007)