Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan (R) meets with Venezuelan Vice President Delcy Rodriguez in Beijing, capital of China, on Sept. 12, 2018. (Xinhua/Gao Jie)
BEIJING, Sept. 12 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan said Wednesday that China stood ready to work with Venezuela to safeguard the interest of developing countries.
Wang made the remarks during a meeting with Venezuelan Vice President Delcy Rodriguez.
Noting that China and Venezuela have maintained long-term friendly relations with mutual benefits and treated each other as equals, Wang said the bilateral relationship should be at the forefront of building a community of shared future for humanity.
Under the leadership of Chinese President Xi Jinping and Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, the two countries steadily advanced their cooperation in various fields and achieved fruitful results, he said.
Wang said China appreciated Latin American countries including Venezuela in their support of the Belt and Road Initiative and stood ready to work with Venezuela to safeguard the interest of developing countries.
For her part, Rodriguez said Venezuela attached great importance to the relations with China and supported the Belt and Road Initiative as well as the building of a community of shared future for humanity.
She said Venezuela was willing to enhance cooperation with China and promote bilateral ties to a new high.