|President Tran Dai Quang (R) and CPC General Secretary and President Xi Jinping
On its November 13 issue, the People Daily published a story saying that in Hanoi, the two countries’ leaders agreed to boost the bilateral comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership for the more interests of the two peoples.
Both sides appreciated each other’s development achievements, pledging to maintain and promote the time-honoured friendship between Vietnam and China, the article noted.
It also said that the article entitled “Development prospects for China-Vietnam relations” written by Xi on Vietnam’s Nhan Dan (People) Newspaper has been highly praised by the countries’ experts and scholars.
China's news agency Xinhua stressed that Party General Secretary and President Xi called on the two sides to pay attention to general interests of the Parties and States which originate from the two peoples’ basic interests, and to work together to help the traditional friendship overcome difficulties and open a new chapter in the bilateral relations.
Meanwhile, Qiushi newspaper ran an article emphasising that in their talks, the two countries’ leaders agreed to maintain the exchange of high-level delegations, continuously pursue friendship policies, intensify strategic exchanges and political trust, and satisfactorily solve disagreements in order to keep the China-Vietnam relations on the right track.
The Global Times wrote the two sides committed to expanding cooperation in culture, education, communications, health, tourism and youth work.
They also were unanimous in tackling sea-related issues satisfactorily, stepping up maritime cooperation in different forms, including maintaining peace and stability in the East Sea based on the consensus which used to be reached by the two countries’ Party and State leaders, it noted.
Also at this time, China Radio International (CRI), China Central Television (CCTV) and Phoenix TV broadcast interviews by the two countries’ Ambassadors, experts and students on the nations' development achievements, time-honoured friendship as well as prospects for bilateral relations.