China, Myanmar agree to maintain border stability

Source: Xinhua| 2018-06-28 23:33:50|Editor: Mu Xuequan
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Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi meets with U Kyaw Tint Swe, Myanmar's minister of the office of the State Counselor, in Beijing, capital of China, June 28, 2018. (Xinhua/Shen Hong)

BEIJING, June 28 (Xinhua) -- China and Myanmar has agreed to maintain peace and security in their border area.

The agreement was made by Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi and U Kyaw Tint Swe, Myanmar's minister of the office of the State Counselor, during a meeting in Beijing on Thursday.

Saying China and Myanmar's comprehensive strategic cooperation has gone increasingly deep, Wang called on the two sides to maintain high-level communication, deepen cooperation, and press ahead with the construction of the China-Myanmar economic corridor.

As a supporter of Myanmar's domestic peace process, China will continue to push forward peace talks, the Chinese foreign minister said.

China supports Myanmar and Bangladesh to solve the Rakhine State issue through friendly negotiation, Wang said, adding that China will continue to provide necessary help.

U Kyaw Tint Swe, who is paying a visit to China, expressed his country's willingness to strengthen strategic communication with China and maintain stability in the border area.

KEY WORDS: China-Myanmar