President Hu Jintao and his Mexican counterpart Felipe Calderon
on Thursday vowed to further boost bilateral cooperation.
China-Mexico relations, which have witnessed sound development
since the two countries established diplomatic ties 35 years ago,
ushered in a new stage of all-round development in 2003 when the
two countries established a strategic partnership, Hu said.
Political mutual trust between the two countries has been
strengthened along with an expansion of exchanges and cooperation
in various fields, he said. The two countries are supporting each
other and cooperating closely in international and regional
Mexico has become one of China's most important trading partners
and investment destinations in Latin America, the Chinese leader
The China-Mexico friendly cooperation has a good prospect for
development as it enjoys a solid political foundation and the two
countries have broad common interests, Hu said.
China has always attached strategic importance to its relations
with Mexico in a long-term perspective, Hu said, adding that China
is willing to work with Mexico to further deepen the China-Mexico
strategic partnership by promoting cooperation in various
Hu and Calderon are in Germany for a dialogue between leaders of
the Group of Eight industrialized nations and developing
Calderon said his government will make unswerving efforts to
promote bilateral relations and continuously expand cooperation
between the two countries on the basis of mutual respect and mutual
The two leaders also exchanged views on climate change. Hu
presented China's position on the issue and proposed to take this
issue as an important part of bilateral cooperation.
Calderon agreed to Hu's proposal. He said Mexico is ready to
exchange experience and coordinate positions with China on this
issue, stressing that poverty and development must be addressed
(Xinhua News Agency June 8, 2007)