Friendly relations between China and Cuba are now at a
historical height, and China hopes to work with Cuba for enhancing
the friendly and cooperative ties, said China's top legislator Wu
Wu, chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's
Congress (NPC), promised in his meeting with Ricardo Alarcon de
Quesada, president of the Cuban National Assembly of People's Power
(CNAPP), that China will continue to back Cuba in safeguarding
national sovereignty and opposing external intervention.
He expressed appreciation of Cuba's support for China on the
Taiwan, Tibet and human rights issues.
Wu also praised the relations between the two communist parties,
saying that the two parties as well as the two nations are working
hard to explore ways of development that suit their respective
China is willing to join hands with the Cuba to further
political mutual trust, expand bilateral cooperation and intensify
coordination on international issues, the Chinese top legislator
On inter-parliamentary relations, Wu said that the NPC values
its exchanges and cooperation with the CNAPP, calling on the two
sides to maintain the momentum of high-level exchanges and continue
to boost cooperation between the friendship groups and special
committees of the two parliaments.
Alarcon said he agreed with Wu's views on the relations between
the two nations and parties, adding China's achievements, including
fast economic growth, improvement of living standards and growing
international prestige, are vivid indications of the vitality of
Cuba will learn China's precious experience in its national
development and enhance cooperation with China in various fields,
Alarcon and his party are visiting China at the invitation of
the Communist Party of China.
(Xinhua News Agency June 5, 2007)