Chinese President Xi Jinping (R) meets with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto, who is here to attend the G20 summit, in Hangzhou, capital city of east China's Zhejiang Province, Sept. 4, 2016. (Xinhua/Yao Dawei)
HANGZHOU, Sept. 4 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping met with his Mexican counterpart Enrique Pena Nieto on Sunday, with the two leaders agreeing to deepen the two countries' comprehensive strategic partnership.
Pena Nieto came to attend the Group of 20 summit in the eastern city of Hangzhou.
Xi said the two countries have seen many results from their cooperation in trade, investment, finance and energy.
China is willing to work with Mexico to consolidate political mutual trust, expande shared interests, enhance understanding between the two peoples, so as to make the China-Mexico comprehensive strategic partnership more extensive and beneficial, Xi said.
He stressed that China and Mexico should keep close high-level exchanges, promote communication at different levels and in various fields, and outline a roadmap for their cooperation in the coming five years.
Xi urged the two sides to make full use of their complementary advantages, align China's 13th Five-Year Plan and innovation-driven development with Mexico's structural reform, and strengthen cooperation in industrial investment, infrastructure, special economic zones, finance, telecommunications, new energy, geo-spacial information and nano technology.
The two sides should facilitate people-to-people exchanges, keep close communication in major international and regional issues, Xi said, expecting Mexico to display its regional influence in advancing China-Latin America relations and building the Forum of China and the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC).
Pena Nieto said China is a close friend and an important trade partner of Mexico, adding his country will work to make the comprehensive strategic partnership achieve tangible results.
Mexico is ready to cooperate with China in investment, finance, tourism and special economic zones, and intensify communication and coordination with China in international affairs, the Mexican leader said.