Chinese president meets Cambodian PM on ties
                 English.news.cn | 2014-05-18 19:54:49 | Editor: Zhu Ningzhu

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Chinese President Xi Jinping (R) meets with Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen in Shanghai, east China, May 18, 2014. Hun Sen is in Shanghai to attend the 4th Summit of Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA), which is to be held from Tuesday to Wednesday. (Xinhua/Lan Hongguang)

SHANGHAI, May 18 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping met with visiting Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen in Shanghai on Sunday.

Hun Sen is here to attend the fourth summit of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA) to be held in the eastern Chinese metropolis on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Xi hailed the China-Cambodia friendship, calling on the two countries to boost their partnership despite changes in international situation.

China is ready to maintain high-level exchanges with Cambodia, enhance contacts between the two ruling parties and share governance experience, Xi said.

China supports the Cambodian people to stick to the development path in accordance with Cambodia's national conditions, he added.

Xi vowed to back Cambodia's efforts to safeguard national security and stability, and continue assistance for the country's economic and social development.

The Chinese president called for more bilateral cooperation in such areas as agriculture and tourism, and the implementation of projects concerning hydropower, coal and the Special Economic Zone in Cambodia.

The Chinese president also vowed to facilitate the construction of a Silk Road economic belt and a 21st-century maritime Silk Road, in a bid to promote the interconnectivity of infrastructure.

Both countries should expand cultural cooperation and youth exchanges as well, according to Xi.

Hun Sen, in his turn, said that the important consensus he reached with Xi during the meeting of the Boao Forum for Asia in April last year had been implemented by both sides, citing smooth progress in bilateral cooperation in various fields.

The Cambodian government and people appreciate China's long-term support, and cherish this friendship, according to Hun Sen.

Cambodia is willing to strengthen its partnership with China, he said, vowing to facilitate bilateral projects regarding the economy and people's livelihood as well as cooperation in security and law enforcement.

The Cambodian prime minister reiterated that Cambodia will continue to play a constructive role in boosting ties between China and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations.

Cambodia is ready to work with China to make the CICA Shanghai summit a full success, he said.

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CICA summit to draw 11 heads of state

SHANGHAI, May 18 (Xinhua) -- The upcoming summit of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA) will gather 11 foreign heads of state, one head of government and 10 leaders of international organizations, a senior Chinese diplomat revealed on Sunday.

The summit will be held in Shanghai from May 20 to 21.  Full story

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