Monday, March 23, 2009

China-Uruguay talk cooperation

Chinese President Hu Jintao and his Uruguayan President Tabare Vazquez met in Beijing yesterday for another typical diplomatic cocktail party in the world of Sino-South American relations.

These meet and greets between China and South American countries are typically very similar, nevertheless, some good information can emerge from them if you pick it out and read in between in the lines.

Chinese President Hu Jintao (L) hosts a welcoming ceremony for
Uruguayan President Tabare Vazquez at the Great Hall of the People
in Beijing, capital of China, March 23, 2009. (Xinhua/Yao Dawei)

Interesting snaps of information worth sharing from this Xinhua News Media article include:

->> China has become the third biggest trading partner of Uruguay
->> The country's plan on exploring ways to cooperate in the agriculture, fishery, product quality inspection, software and engineering technology consultation fields
->> China also proposed the two nations boost cultural and people-to-people exchanges by expanding cooperation in culture, education, sports, media, and tourism sectors—good news for people in the tourism industry.

The typical diplomatic kiss a$$ that goes down on a usual meeting of a top Chinese and South American official.

->> China and the given South American agree (over-and-over again) to promote bilateral relations to a higher level.
->> China South American country XYZ state that important progress in cooperation in various areas has been achieved since diplomatic relations where established back in the day
->> Both country's agree to support peaceful resolutions to international issues and not intervene in one anthers internal affairs... Meaning, lets do business and help each other out but don't you dare stick your nose into my house.
->> China thanks South American country XYZ for supporting the one-China policy and its firm support on issues concerning Taiwan and Tibet.