26 June 2017

News Story: China, Pakistan to stand by each other on their core interests - FM

ISLAMABAD, June 25 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said here Sunday that China and Pakistan will firmly stand together to continuously support each other on their core interests and issues of major concern so as to safeguard their legitimate interests as well as regional peace and stability.

Wang made the remarks during a joint press conference with Pakistani top foreign affairs advisor Sartaj Aziz before concluding his two-day visit to Pakistan.

The foreign minister said during his visit here, the two sides conducted strategic communications and deepened strategic consensus, which are conducive to the further development of the bilateral all-weather strategic cooperative partnership.

Wang highlighted the smooth development of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), saying it has gained important early achievements which brought tangible benefits to Pakistani people, adding that China will work together with the Pakistani side to push forward the construction of CPEC.

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