POST TIME: 19 January, 2018 01:27:25 AM
China, Myanmar vow to strengthen ties, stability

China, Myanmar vow to strengthen ties, stability

Commander-in-Chief of Myanmar's Defense Services Min Aung Hlaing (R) shakes hands with Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Kong Xuanyou during their meeting in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar on Wednesday. Xinhua PHOTO

NAY PYI TAW: China and Myanmar held a new round of diplomacy and defense consultations here on Wednesday, pledging to further promote bilateral ties, keep close communication on the situation in northern Myanmar and maintain peace and stability in the border areas between the two countries, reports Xinhua.

The two sides noted that the leaders of the two countries have maintained frequent exchanges and reached important consensus on advancing all-round strategic bilateral cooperation in the new era, thus injecting new impetus into the development of bilateral ties. While highlighting that China-Myanmar relations have been maintaining sound momentum of development, the two sides vowed to well implement the important consensus reached by their leaders and lift China-Myanmar comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership to a new high.The talks were co-chaired by Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Kong Xuanyou and Deputy Chief of the Joint Staff Department of the Central Military Commission Shao Yuanming from the Chinese side, and Minister of International Cooperation U Kyaw Tin and Commander-in-Chief of No.1 Bureau of Special Operations (Army) Tun Tun Naung from the Myanmar side.