China seeks strategic partnership with Myanmar

Last Updated: Thursday, June 14, 2012 - 00:25

Beijing: China wants to strengthen its strategic partnership with Myanmar, Vice Premier Li Keqiang said on Wednesday.

Li was speaking to visiting Myanmar Foreign Minister U Wunna Maung Lwin here.
"Amid complex and profound changes in the regional and global situation, it is of vital importance to further consolidate and enhance China-Myanmar relations," Li said.

China would like to work closely with Myanmar to maintain relations and take a long-term perspective to develop bilateral ties based on the fundamental interests of both sides, Xinhua quoted him as saying.

The Myanmarese leader, on official visit June 9-14, said his government highly values its relations with China and will facilitate major projects between the two countries.

IANS



First Published: Thursday, June 14, 2012 - 00:25

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