Sunday, February 22, 2009

South-South Cooperation in focus: Chinese Vice President: Sino-Latin American Cooperation Shows Promising Future

Visiting Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping says cooperation between China and Latin America has a promising future and both sides will step up further cooperation.

Xi Jinping made the statements during his visit to Brazil.

"As the world's largest developing country, China will step-up all-round and mutually beneficial cooperation with Latin America, the most important developing region, to a higher level. Sino-Latin American cooperation has a promising future."

Xi Jinping notes that his Latin America tour has been fruitful.

"During these Latin America visits, I've held talks with some leaders on how to enhance our cooperation and bilateral relations under a new international situation. We have also attended various signing ceremonies on a range of cooperation projects."

During his visit to Brazil, Xi Jinping met with Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva and Foreign Minister Celso Amorim about deepening strategic partnerships.

Click here to listen to Xi Jinping's statement