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China, Colombia vow to promote legislative exchanges

Updated: 2011-04-18 16:26


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BEIJING - Uyunqimg, vice chairperson of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (NPC), China's top legislature, met with Colombian Congress President Armando Benedetti here on Monday.

Uyunqimg expressed China's willingness to enhance exchanges with Colombian Congress, saying closer contact between the two countries' legislative bodies would promote state-to-state ties.

Armando Benedetti, also a leader of Colombia's Social National Unity Party, said Colombian government and congress highly valued the Colombia-China relationship, and hoped parliamentary exchanges and cooperation could push forward the bilateral ties.

Armando Benedetti is on a nine-day visit at the invitation of the Communist Party of China.


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