Chinese Vice Premier Liu Yandong (3rd R) meets with Combodian Deputy Prime Minister Sok An (3rd L), who is here to attend the 9th China-ASEAN Education Cooperation Week, in Guiyang, capital of southwest China's Guizhou Province, July 31, 2016. (Xinhua/Tao Liang)
GUIYANG, Aug. 1 (Xinhua) -- China highly appreciates Cambodia's firm support on the South China Sea and Taiwan issues, vice Premier Liu Yandong said while meeting with Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sar Kheng Sunday.
Hailing that China and Cambodia have developed a good relationship, Liu said the two sides need to strengthen pragmatic cooperation in all areas and deepen cultural exchanges.
Liu made the remarks on the sidelines of the 9th China-ASEAN Education Exchanges Week held in the southwestern city Guiyang.
Liu also met with Thai vice Premier Prajin Juntong.
"China is willing to enhance cooperation of railway projects with Thailand and push forward comprehensive cooperation in areas including trade, education, culture and tourism," Liu added.
Liu said this year marks the 25th anniversary of China-ASEAN Dialogue and China hopes to deepen cooperation with all ASEAN states.
The Cambodian and Thai sides thanked China's preparations for the 9th China-ASEAN Education Exchanges Week.
The two ASEAN states look forward to advancing comprehensive strategic partnership with China.