Chinese Vice President Li Yuanchao (R) meets with Kazakhstan's Foreign Minister Yerlan Idrisov in Beijing, capital of China, March 19, 2014. (Xinhua/Xie Huanchi)
BEIJING, March 19 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Vice President Li Yuanchao on Wednesday met with Kazakhstan Foreign Minister Yerlan Idrisov in Beijing.
Li said China and Kazakhstan, as friendly neighbors, share broad common interests on maintaining stability and achieving development.
China is willing to work with Kazakhstan to implement the important consensus of both leaders, enhance high-level exchanges and comprehensively deepen cooperation in all areas, to ensure the development of the bilateral comprehensive strategic partnership, he said.
Idrisov said Kazakhstan views China as one of its top cooperative partners, and is ready to participate in the building of the Silk Road economic belt, in a bid to upgrade bilateral ties.
Earlier on Wednesday, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi held talks with Idrisov.