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Chinese foreign minister meets Andorra's counterpart

(Xinhua) Updated: 2014-05-28 18:44

BEIJING - Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi met here Wednesday with visiting Andorra's Foreign Minister Gilbert Saboya Sunye, and the two sides pledged closer cooperation.

Wang said the bilateral relations have developed soundly since the two countries established diplomatic ties, noting that China-Andorra ties had become an example of mutual understanding and support between a large nation and a small one.

Wang said China and Andorra respect each other's core interests and major concerns, and will expand tourism and keep in communication and coordination in international affairs.

Wang express willingness to make joint efforts with Andorra to promote a friendly cooperative partnership.

Saboya said Andorra attaches great importance to bilateral ties and cherishes the traditional friendship between the two peoples. Andorra is willing to strengthen the cooperation in the fields of tourism and sports with China, looking forward to more progress in bilateral ties.

Saboya is paying an official visit to China from May 25 to 31 at the invitation of Wang.

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