Chinese Vice Premier Han Zheng, also a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, meets with Vietnam's Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue in Nanning, south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Sept. 11, 2018. Vuong Dinh Hue is here to attend the 15th China-ASEAN (the Association of Southeast Asian Nations) Expo and the China-ASEAN Business and Investment Summit, to be held from Sept. 12 to 15 in Nanning. (Xinhua/Liu Weibing)
During his meeting with Vietnam's Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue, Han said China and Vietnam are community of strategic importance with a shared future.
"To consolidate neighborhood friendship and to promote win-win cooperation is in line with the strategic interests of the two parties and the two countries, and is the common expectation of the two peoples," Han said.
He suggested the two sides implement high-level consensus, maintain strategic communication, improve the level and scale of pragmatic cooperation, properly handle differences, and push forward the bilateral relations to achieve new development.
The deputy prime minister said this year's expo will exhibit the friendly cooperation between ASEAN and China. He said Vietnam admires China's development achievements and hopes to learn from China's experience in reform and opening-up.
He said Vietnam is ready to work with China to implement the consensus reached by leaders of the two countries, enhance exchanges and cooperation in various fields, properly handle maritime issues, and jointly promote a sustained and healthy development of bilateral relations.