Xinhua News Agency, Naypyidaw, December 8 (Reporter Che Hongliang, Zhang Dongqiang) On December 7, local time, State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi, Naypyidaw, and Minister of State and Government of Myanmar Judith Rui, Minister of Investment and Foreign Economic Relations , National Security Adviser Dang Tun, Minister of Construction Han Zuo, Minister of International Cooperation Jue Ding and other friendly exchanges.
Both sides agreed that China-Myanmar relations are facing new and important development opportunities. The 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries should be used as an opportunity to jointly promote the friendship between the two countries and push China-Myanmar strategic partnership to a new level. Wang Yi and several Myanmar ministers fully affirmed the progress of co-construction of the China-Myanmar Economic Corridor and agreed to accelerate the implementation of the corridor's substantive construction and accelerate the implementation of border economic cooperation zones and cooperation in key areas such as power and transportation, making it a joint construction of China-Myanmar. The "Belt and Road" benchmark.
Wang Yi said that China's Yunnan Province is connected to Myanmar's mountains and rivers, and has been actively committed to developing friendly exchanges with Myanmar. Both sides should be encouraged to give play to their geographical advantages, expand economic and trade exchanges, expand personnel exchanges, and deepen local cooperation.
Wang Yi said that China has always paid close attention to the situation in Rakhine State and is willing to continue to provide assistance to Myanmar in implementing the repatriation and resettlement of asylum seekers and to promote the economic development and improvement of people's livelihood in Rakhine State.
Minister Dingrui thanked China for its support for Myanmar's economic and social development over the years and hoped that China would continue to play an important and positive role on the issue of Rakhine State. Myanmar is willing to work with China to promote practical cooperation in various fields under the framework of the "Belt and Road" and the China-Myanmar Economic Corridor, and to deepen exchanges and cooperation with neighboring regions such as China's Yunnan Province.
On the same day, Wang Yi also attended the signing ceremony of cooperation between the two departments.