China, Myanmar to strengthen cooperation

17 December 2018
China, Myanmar to strengthen cooperation
Myanmar Ministry of International Cooperation Minister Kyaw Tin. Photo: Hein Htet/EPA

Chinese State Councillor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi met with Union Minister for International Cooperation of Myanmar U Kyaw Tin in Luang Prabang, Laos, on Sunday, with both sides agreeing to strengthen bilateral ties and cooperation in all sectors, Xinhua reported.

Both Wang and U Kyaw Tin are to attend the fourth Lancang-Mekong Cooperation (LMC) foreign ministers' meeting to be held today.

China is ready to be Myanmar's reliable partner of cooperation, promote high-level exchanges, strengthen cooperation on the Belt and Road Initiative and enrich the content of China-Myanmar comprehensive strategic partnership of cooperation, said Wang.

China will also support Myanmar to properly solve the northern Myanmar issue following the "Panglong spirit," said Wang.