Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi (2nd R) meets with Peruvian Foreign Minister Ricardo Luna Mendoza in Da Nang, Vietnam, Nov. 11, 2017. (Xinhua/Fei Maohua)
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi met with his Peruvian counterpart Ricardo Luna Mendoza on Saturday, welcoming Peru to jointly advance the process of the Free Trade Area of the Asia-Pacific (FTAAP). [Special coverage]
Chinese President Xi Jinping and Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski charted out the direction for bilateral ties when they met on Friday, said Wang, adding that the two countries should continue to strengthen strategic mutual trust, as well as communication and cooperation in all fields, so as to further deepen bilateral ties.
Wang welcomed Latin America to vigorously participate in the Belt and Road Initiative and briefed Luna on the major achievements made at the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC).
Luna, for his part, congratulated the success of the 19th CPC National Congress, and lauded the report delivered by Xi, who is also general secretary of the CPC Central Committee, at the landmark CPC meeting.
Hailing it as a historic report, he said the report has offered approaches to solving global challenges and advancing global governance and set a paradigm for developing countries to speed up their modernization.
Peru attaches great importance to Peru-China ties, Luna stressed, adding that Peru is willing to work with China to implement bilateral cooperation mechanisms and deepen coordination and cooperation under such multilateral frameworks as the United Nations and in building the Belt and Road.
The two foreign ministers also exchanged views on the situation in Venezuela.