China hopes to enhance trust with Vietnam
Updated: 2013-06-14 23:23
BEIJING - China hopes to enhance political mutual trust with Vietnam when its President Truong Tan Sang visits the country, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said on Friday.
Sang will pay a state visit to China on June 19-21, as a guest of Chinese President Xi Jinping.
During the visit, leaders of the two countries will hold talks on bilateral relations, regional affairs as well as issues of common concern, said Hua.
She said relevant departments of the two countries are negotiating on cooperative documents on politics, the economy, trade and culture.
China and Vietnam are important neighbors and partners, said Hua, adding that the two countries are both at a crucial period of reform and development.
"The sound and stable development of bilateral relations conforms to the common interests of both countries," she said.
She said China expects to enhance political mutual trust through Sang's visit, promote pragmatic cooperation, as well as strengthen communication and coordination in a bid to push forward the development of the bilateral comprehensive strategic partnership.