BEIJING, July 2 (Xinhuanet) -- On the sidelines of the ASEAN meetings, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has held talks with his Turkish counterpart Ahmet Davutoglu in Brunei.
Wang Yi said China appreciated Turkey’s support on issues concerning China’s major core interests, and would like to strengthen cooperation, as well as communication on international issues. He said the recent terror attacks in China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region were carried out by criminals connected with overseas terrorist organizations.
Wang stressed that the attacks have brought severe harm to the people who live in Xinjiang. The Chinese government, Wang added, will firmly crack down on violent terrorist crimes. Turkey’s Foreign Minister Davutoglu said his country hoped to boost strategic cooperation with China at the bilateral, regional and international level. He said Turkey opposed terrorism in all forms.